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Genera in the family or subfamily Phycidae: [ 6 ] records


Emphycus (subgenus of Urophycis) Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1898:2552, 2555 Masc. Gadus tenuis Mitchill 1814. Type by original designation. •Synonym of Urophycis Gill 1863. Current status: Synonym of Urophycis Gill 1863. Phycidae.

Phycis Walbaum [J. J.] (ex Artedi) 1792:575 Fem. Blennius phycis Linnaeus 1766. Type by designation of ICZN. Treated as earliest description of Phycis by authors (see Cohen 1971 [ref. 21050]). •Valid as Phycis Walbaum 1792 -- (Svetovidov 1973:314 [ref. 7169], Fahay & Markle 1984:266 [ref. 13653], Svetovidov in Whitehead et al. 1986:705 [ref. 13676], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:65 [ref. 18936], Iwamoto & Cohen 2003:1006 [ref. 27011], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:30 [ref. 36649], Gaimardi et al. 2015:325 [ref. 32571] with change of type species of Tinca marina Walbaum 1792, ICZN Case 3605, Opinion 2372, Bañón et al. 2016:316 [ref. 34397]). Current status: Valid as Phycis Walbaum 1792. Phycidae.

Phycis Artedi [P.] in Röse 1793:111 Fem. Phycis tinca Bloch & Schneider 1801. •Synonym of Phycis Walbaum 1792. Current status: Synonym of Phycis Walbaum 1792. Phycidae.

Phycis Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:56 Fem. Blennius phycis Linnaeus 1766. Type by absolute tautonymy. Apparently not an original description, but listed as such by Jordan. Bloch & Schneider 1801 renamed the species phycis as tinca. In any event, objectively invalid; preoccupied by Phycis Walbaum (ex Artedi 1792) in fishes. •In the synonymy of Phycis Walbaum 1792. 1°Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Phycis Walbaum 1792. Phycidae.

Phycis Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810:26 Fem. Phycis punctatus Rafinesque 1810. Type by subsequent designation. Earliest type designation found that of Jordan 1917:79 [ref. 2407]. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Phycis Walbaum 1792 in fishes and Phycis Fabricius 1798 in Lepidoptera. Spelled Physis by Swainson 1838:322 [ref. 4302] and 1839:391-392 [ref. 4303] on Cuvier. 1°Homonym. Current status: Unknown. Phycidae.

Urophycis Gill [T. N.] 1863:240 Fem. Blennius regius Walbaum 1792. Type by monotypy. •Valid as Urophycis Gill 1863 -- (Svetovidov 1973:316 [ref. 7169], Musick 1973 [ref. 7144], Fahay & Markle 1984:266 [ref. 13653], Svetovidov in Whitehead et al. 1986:708 [ref. 13676], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:81 [ref. 18936], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:166 [ref. 24550], Iwamoto & Cohen 2003:1006 [ref. 27011], Lemes et al. 2016:507 [ref. 34265]). Current status: Valid as Urophycis Gill 1863. Phycidae.


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