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Genera in the family or subfamily Siganidae: [ 9 ] records


Amphacanthus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:206 Masc. Teuthis javus Linnaeus 1766. Type by subsequent designation. Type apparently designated first by Desmarest 1856:246 [ref. 17401] -- see Whitley 1935:138 [ref. 6396] and Whitley 1939:224 [ref. 25866] but Whitley has wrong date for Desmarest. Misspelled Amphacantus by Cuvier 1816:330 [ref. 993]. •Synonym of Siganus Forsskål 1775 -- (Tortonese 1973:456 [ref. 7192], Woodland 1990:17 [ref. 19220], Kottelat 2013:440 [ref. 32989]). •Synonym of Siganus Fabricius 1775. Current status: Synonym of Siganus Fabricius 1775. Siganidae.

Amphiscarus Swainson [W.] 1839:172, 227 Masc. Siganus fuscus Griffith & Smith 1834. Type by monotypy. [Footnote given by Swainson 1839:227 [ref. 4303] does not apply to Amphiscarus]. •Synonym of Siganus Forsskål 1775 -- (Woodland 1990:17 [ref. 19220], Kottelat 2013:440 [ref. 32989]). •Synonym of Siganus Fabricius 1775. Current status: Synonym of Siganus Fabricius 1775. Siganidae.

Buro Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1803:421 Masc. Buro brunneus Lacepède 1803. Type by monotypy. •Synonym of Siganus Forsskål 1775 -- (Woodland 1990:17 [ref. 19220], Kottelat 2013:440 [ref. 32989]). •Synonym of Siganus Fabricius 1775. Current status: Synonym of Siganus Fabricius 1775. Siganidae.

Buronus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1815:88 Masc. Buro brunneus Lacepède 1803. Type by being a replacement name. As "Buronus R. [Rafinesque] Buro Lac. [Lacepède]." An available replacement name (unneeded) for and objective synonym of Buro Lacepède 1803. •Synonym of Siganus Forsskål 1775 -- (Woodland 1990:17 [ref. 19220], Kottelat 2013:440 [ref. 32989]). •Synonym of Siganus Fabricius 1775. Current status: Synonym of Siganus Fabricius 1775. Siganidae.

Centrogaster Houttuyn [M.] 1782:333 Fem. Centrogaster fuscescens Houttuyn 1782. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Jordan 1917:44 [ref. 2407]. Misspelled Cantrogaster by Houttuyn on p. 332; otherwise as Centrogaster. •Synonym of Siganus Forsskål 1775 -- (Woodland 1990:17 [ref. 19220], Kottelat 2013:439 [ref. 32989]). •Synonym of Siganus Fabricius 1775. Current status: Synonym of Siganus Fabricius 1775. Siganidae.

Lo Seale [A.] 1906:71 Masc. Amphacanthus vulpinus Schlegel & Müller 1845. Type by monotypy. Also appeared apparently later as Seale in Jordan & Seale 1906:360 [ref. 2497]. Treated by author as masculine. •Synonym of Siganus Forsskål 1775, but a valid subgenus Lo -- (Woodland 1990:17 [ref. 19220]). Synonym of Siganus Forsskål 1775 -- (Kottelat 2013:440 [ref. 32989]). •Synonym of Siganus Fabricius 1775. Current status: Synonym of Siganus Fabricius 1775. Siganidae.

Siganites (subgenus of Teuthis) Fowler [H. W.] 1904:546 Masc. Chaetodon canaliculatus Park 1797. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Siganus Forsskål 1775 -- (Woodland 1990:17 [ref. 19220], Kottelat 2013:440 [ref. 32989]). •Synonym of Siganus Fabricius 1775. Current status: Synonym of Siganus Fabricius 1775. Siganidae.

Siganus Fabricius [J. C.] (ex Forsskål) in Niebuhr 1775:x, 25 Masc. Siganus rivulatus Fabricius 1775. Type by subsequent designation. Type species by subsequent designation of Gilbert 1882:938. See Kottelat 2013:114 [ref. 32995]. •Valid as Siganus Forsskål 1775 -- (Tortonese 1973:456 [ref. 7192], Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:232 [ref. 7348], Leis & Richards 1984:548 [ref. 13669], Kishimoto in Masuda et al. 1984:232 [ref. 6441], Ben-Tuvia in Whitehead et al. 1986:964 [ref. 13676], Woodland 1986:824 [ref. 6299], see Tyler et al. 1989:37 [ref. 13460], Woodland 1990:16 [ref. 19220], Blot & Tyler 1990:38 [ref. 19415], Jin in Pan et al. 1991:504 [ref. 23876], Allen 1991:204 [ref. 21090], Woodland 2001:3628 [ref. 26300], Randall & Kulbicki 2005:185 [ref. 28257], Allen et al. 2006:1723 [ref. 29090], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:68 [ref. 36649], Itou et al. 2011:161 [ref. 32397], Woodland & Anderson 2014:129 [ref. 33339], Kottelat 2013:439 [ref. 32989], Motomura et al. 2017:202 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:348 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:168 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:297 [ref. 36673]). •Valid as Siganus Fabricius 1775 -- (Fricke 2008:54 [ref. 30182]). Current status: Valid as Siganus Fabricius 1775. Siganidae.

Teuthis Linnaeus [C.] 1766:507 Fem. Teuthis hepatus Linnaeus 1766. Apparently under review by ICZN; see Taylor 1970 [ref. 6162] and Woodland 1972 [ref. 6163] and 1973 [ref. 6164]; at one time on Official List (Opinion 93). As Theuthys, Teutis, Teuthys, and Theuthis in early literature. Teuthys Linck 1790 on Official Index as an incorrect subsequent spelling (supplement to Opinion 56). See Kotelat 2013 [ref. 32995] for current comments on the cases. •Synonym of Acanthurus Forsskål 1775 -- (Randall 1955:363 [ref. 13648], Desoutter 1973:455 [ref. 7203]). •Synonym of Siganus Forsskål 1775 -- (Woodland 1990:16 [ref. 19220] with remarks, Kottelat 2013:339 [ref. 32989]). •Synonym of Siganus Fabricius 1775. Current status: Synonym of Siganus Fabricius 1775. Siganidae.