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Genera in the family or subfamily Scatophagidae: [ 5 ] records


Cacodoxus Cantor [T. E.] 1849:1145 [163] Masc. Chaetodon argus Linnaeus 1766. Type by being a replacement name. Unneeded replacement for Scatophagus Cuvier 1831, not preoccupied by Scatophaga Meigen 1802 in Diptera; Prenes Gistel 1848 is an earlier replacement. On page 163 of separate. •Objective synonym of Scatophagus Cuvier 1831 -- (Tyler & Sorbini 1999:371 [ref. 25312], Parenti 2004:2 [ref. 27605], Kottelat 2013:438 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Scatophagus Cuvier 1831. Scatophagidae.

Desmoprenes (subgenus of Scatophagus) Fowler [H. W.] & Bean [B. A.] 1929:35, 40 Masc. Chaetodon tetracanthus Lacep├Ęde 1802. Type by original designation (also monotypic). Treated as masculine, Art. 30.2.4. See Kottelat (2013) for a misidentified type species, •Synonym of Scatophagus Cuvier 1831 -- (Tyler & Sorbini 1999:371 [ref. 25312], Parenti 2004:2 [ref. 27605], Kottelat 2013:438 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Scatophagus Cuvier 1831. Scatophagidae.

Prenes Gistel [J.] 1848:X Masc. Chaetodon argus Linnaeus 1766. Type by being a replacement name. Unneeded replacement for Scatophagus Cuvier 1831, not preoccupied by Scatophaga. Treated as masculine (Art. 30.2.4). •Objective synonym of Scatophagus Cuvier 1831 -- (Tyler & Sorbini 1999:371 [ref. 25312], Parenti 2004:2 [ref. 27605], Kottelat 2013:438 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Scatophagus Cuvier 1831. Scatophagidae.

Scatophagus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831:136 Masc. Chaetodon argus Linnaeus 1766. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan 1917:136 [ref. 2407]. Prenes Gistel 1848 and Cacodoxus Cantor 1849 are unneeded replacements, Scatophagus not preoccupied. See also Kottelat 2010:303 [ref. 31206], ICZN Case 3528. •Valid as Scatophagus Cuvier 1831 -- (Ida in Masuda et al. 1984:182 [ref. 6441], Gosline 1985:355 [ref. 5283], Arnoult 1986:341 [ref. 6213], Heemstra 1986:604 [ref. 5660], Ataur Rahman 1989:322 [ref. 24860], Ye in Pan et al. 1991:412 [ref. 23876], Allen 1991:142 [ref. 21090], Tyler & Sorbini 1999:370 [ref. 25312], Kottelat 2001:3624 [ref. 26299], Parin 2003:S25 [ref. 28536], Ataur Rahman 2003:348 [ref. 31338], Parenti 2004:2 [ref. 27605], Allen et al. 2006:1721 [ref. 29090], Coad 2010:268 [ref. 36620], Kottelat 2010:303 [ref. 31206], Kottelat 2013:438 [ref. 32989], Parin et al. 2014:506 [ref. 33547], Motomura et al. 2017:202 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:347 [ref. 35805], Fricke et al. 2019:296 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Scatophagus Cuvier 1831. Scatophagidae.

Selenotoca Myers [G. S.] 1936:84 Fem. Scatophagus multifasciatus Richardson 1846. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Scatophagus Cuvier 1831 -- (Arnoult 1986:341 [ref. 6213]). •Valid as Selenotoca Myers 1936 -- (Tyler & Sorbini 1999:370 [ref. 25312], Kottelat 2001:3624 [ref. 26299], Parenti 2004:2 [ref. 27605], Allen et al. 2006:1722 [ref. 29090], Kottelat 2013:439 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Selenotoca Myers 1936. Scatophagidae.


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