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Species in the family or subfamily Dichistiidae: [ 5 ] records


aper, Coracinus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854:57 [Catalogue of fish collected and described by Laurence Theodore Gronow; ref. 1911] Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Syntypes: BMNH 1853.11.12.215 [Gronovius coll.] (1, skin). Type catalog: Wheeler 1958:223 [ref. 13434] but as holotype. •Synonym of Dipterodon capensis Cuvier 1831 -- (Wheeler 1958:223 [ref. 13434]). •Synonym of Dichistius capensis (Cuvier 1831) -- (authors). Current status: Synonym of Dichistius capensis (Cuvier 1831). Dichistiidae. Habitat: marine.

capensis, Dipterodon Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831:276, Pl. 188 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 7; ref. 4881] Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Lectotype: MNHN A-269. Paralectotypes: MNHN A-763 (1, dry), B-3052 (1, dry). Type catalog: Bauchot 1963:168-169 [ref. 20718], Bauchot & Daget 1996:243 [ref. 22899] with syntypes; lectotype apparently established by Pellegrin 1914:233 [ref. 14168] but with wrong locality. •Valid as Coracinus capensis (Cuvier 1831) -- (Smith 1986:602 [ref. 5712], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:165 [ref. 25472]). •Valid as Dichistius capensis (Cuvier 1831) -- (Leis & van der Lingen 1997:100 [ref. 23161], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:248 [ref. 28072], Knudsen & Clements 2013:77 [ref. 33031], Russell & van Oijen 2021:429 [ref. 38177]). Current status: Valid as Dichistius capensis (Cuvier 1831). Dichistiidae. Distribution: Southeastern Atlantic to southwestern Indian Ocean: southern Africa. Habitat: marine.

falcatus, Dichistius Smith [J. L. B.] 1935:272, Pls. 14, 17 [Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa v. 23 (pt 3); ref. 13662] Great Fish Point, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean. Syntypes: (7). •Synonym of Coracinus capensis (Cuvier 1831) -- (Smith 1986:602 [ref. 5712]). •Synonym of Dichistius capensis (Cuvier 1831). Current status: Synonym of Dichistius capensis (Cuvier 1831). Dichistiidae. Habitat: marine.

gilchristi, Drepanoscorpis Fowler [H. W.] 1934:476, Fig. 42 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 86; ref. 1419] Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype: ANSP 60247. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:116 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Coracinus multifasciatus (Pellegrin 1914) -- (Smith 1986:602 [ref. 5712]). •Synonym of Dichistius multifasciatus (Pellegrin 1914). Current status: Synonym of Dichistius multifasciatus (Pellegrin 1914). Dichistiidae. Habitat: marine.

multifasciatus, Dipterodon Pellegrin [J.] 1914:231 [Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 39; ref. 14168] Fort Dauphin, Madagascar. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1914-0014. Type catalog: Bauchot 1963:169 [ref. 20718]. •Valid as Coracinus multifasciatus (Pellegrin 1914) -- (Smith 1986:602 [ref. 5712]). •Valid as Dichistius multifasciatus (Pellegrin 1914) -- (Leis & van der Lingen 1997:100 [ref. 23161], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:249 [ref. 28072], Fricke et al. 2018:232 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Dichistius multifasciatus (Pellegrin 1914). Dichistiidae. Distribution: South Africa to southern Madagascar. Habitat: marine.


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