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Species in the family or subfamily Chironemidae: [ 9 ] records


aboriginalis, Chironemus Whitley [G. P.] 1931:321 [Australian Zoologist v. 6 (pt 4); ref. 4672] New South Wales, Australia. Syntypes: AMS I.3029 (1), I.13722 (1). Based on specimens of Chironemus marmoratus described and figured by Ogilby 1893:54, Pl. 17 [ref. 12519] and Roughly 1916, Fish. Austr.:121, Pl. 39. •Synonym of Chironemus marmoratus Günther 1860 -- (Hoese & Bray 2006:1351 [ref. 29000], Meléndez & Dyer 2010:690 [ref. 32114]). Current status: Synonym of Chironemus marmoratus Günther 1860. Chironemidae. Habitat: marine.

bicornis, Chilodactylus Steindachner [F.] 1898:291, Pl. 17 [Zoologische Jahrbücher. Jena, Supplementband v. 4; ref. 4238] Juan Fernández Islands. Syntypes: ZMB 15630 (2). Original genus is correctly Chelodactylus. •Valid as Chilodactylus bicornis Steindachner 1898 -- (Pequeño 1989:63 [ref. 14125], Pequeño 2001:23 [ref. 28125]). •Valid as Chironemus bicornis (Steindachner 1898) -- (Meléndez C. 1990:87 [ref. 20883], Pequeño & Sáez 2000:32 [ref. 24590], Pequeño & Lamilla 2000:434 [ref. 24906], Meléndez C. & Cornejo C. 2001:69 [ref. 26163] , Dyer & Westneat 2010:606 [ref. 31446], Meléndez & Dyer 2010:683, 686 [ref. 32114]). Current status: Valid as Chironemus bicornis (Steindachner 1898). Chironemidae. Distribution: Southeastern Pacific: Juan Fernández and Desventuradas islands (Chile). Habitat: marine.

chalceus, Threpterius Scott [T. D.] 1954:108, Fig. 2 [Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) v. 11 (no. 2); ref. 12665] West coast of Kangaroo Island, South Australia. Holotype (unique): SAMA F2739 [not F2729]. Type catalog: Glover 1976:173 [ref. 19449]. •Synonym of Chironemus georgianus Cuvier 1829 -- (Gomon et al. 1994:639 [ref. 22532], Hoese & Bray 2006:1350 [ref. 29000]). Current status: Synonym of Chironemus georgianus Cuvier 1829. Chironemidae. Habitat: marine.

delfini, Chilodactylus Porter [C.] 1914:204 [22] [Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina v. 77 (nos 304); ref. 20884] Juan Fernández Islands. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. On p. 22 of separate. •Valid as Chironemus delfini (Porter 1914) -- (Meléndez C. 1990:85 [ref. 20883], Pequeño 1997:83 [ref. 23536], Pequeño & Sáez 2000:32 [ref. 24590], Pequeño & Lamilla 2000:434 [ref. 24906], Dyer & Westneat 2010:608 [ref. 31446], Meléndez & Dyer 2010:683, 687 [ref. 32114]). Current status: Valid as Chironemus delfini (Porter 1914). Chironemidae. Distribution: Southeastern Pacific: Juan Fernandez Islands. Habitat: marine.

fergussoni, Haplodactylus Hector [J.] 1875:243 [Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute v. 7 (art. 34); ref. 18269] Kawakawa Bay, East Cape, New Zealand. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. Original genus should have been Aplodactylus. •Synonym of Chironemus marmoratus Günther 1860 -- (Meléndez & Dyer 2010:683, 690 [ref. 32114]). Current status: Synonym of Chironemus marmoratus Günther 1860. Chironemidae. Habitat: marine.

georgianus, Chironemus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829:78 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 3; ref. 4879] King George Sound, Western Australia. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-3818. Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1989:11 [ref. 15502]. •Valid as Chironemus georgianus Cuvier 1829 -- (Kuiter 1993:254 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:639 [ref. 22532], Hutchins 2001:38 [ref. 25847], Hoese & Bray 2006:1350 [ref. 29000], Gomon 2008:621 [ref. 30616], Meléndez & Dyer 2010:683, 688 [ref. 32114]). Current status: Valid as Chironemus georgianus Cuvier 1829. Chironemidae. Distribution: Australia: Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia. Habitat: marine.

maculosus, Threpterius Richardson [J.] 1850:70, Pl. 2 (figs. 1-2) [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1850 (pt 18) (art. 1) (for 9 Apr. 1850); ref. 3745] King George Sound, Western Australia. Syntypes: NMSZ 1980.073.004 (1, dry skin). Type catalog: Herman et al. 1990:3 [ref. 20727]. •Valid as Threpterius maculosus Richardson 1850 -- (Paulin et al. 1989:200 [ref. 24556], Kuiter 1993:255 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:641 [ref. 22532], Hutchins 2001:38 [ref. 25847], Hoese & Bray 2006:1351 [ref. 29000]). •Valid as Chironemus maculosus (Richardson 1850) -- (Gomon et al. 2008:622 [ref. 30614], Meléndez 2010:688 [ref. 32114], Stewart 2015:1341 [ref. 34196], Hoschke et al. 2019:157 [ref. 36626]). Current status: Valid as Chironemus maculosus (Richardson 1850). Chironemidae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean, southwestern Pacific: New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia; rare in New Zealand. Habitat: marine.

marmoratus, Chironemus Günther [A.] 1860:76 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 2; ref. 1963] Swan River and Erub [= Darnley] Island, western coast of Australia [in error. outside of current range]. Syntypes: BMNH 1847.6.17.12 (right half skin), ? BMNH 1847.6.17.11 (skin). Locality evidently in error. •Valid as Chironemus marmoratus Günther 1860 -- (Paulin et al. 1989:200 [ref. 24556], Paulin & Roberts 1992:113 [ref. 24625], Kuiter 1993:255 [ref. 23929], Francis 1993:164 [ref. 25479], Gomon et al. 1994:640 [ref. 22532], Kuiter 1997:246 [ref. 25488], Johnson 1999:742 [ref. 25471], Burridge & White 2000:438 [ref. 24553], Gomon 2008:622 [ref. 30616], Meléndez & Dyer 2010:683, 690 [ref. 32114], Stewart 2015:1342 [ref. 34196]). Current status: Valid as Chironemus marmoratus Günther 1860. Chironemidae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: Australia (Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania) and New Zealand. Habitat: marine.

microlepis, Chironemus Waite [E. R.] 1916:456, Pl. 46 [Transactions Royal Society of South Australia v. 40; ref. 15082] Norfolk Island. Holotype: AMS I.5411. Paratypes: (1) whereabouts unknown. •Valid as Chironemus microlepis Waite 1916 -- (Paulin et al. 1989:200 [ref. 24556], Francis 1993:164 [ref. 25479], Hoese & Bray 2006:1351 [ref. 29000], Meléndez & Dyer 2010:683, 691 [ref. 32114], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:115 [ref. 36167], Stewart 2015:1343 [ref. 34196]). Current status: Valid as Chironemus microlepis Waite 1916. Chironemidae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: Lord Howe Island, Norfolk and Philip islands, Kermadec Islands. Habitat: marine.