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Species in the family or subfamily Glaucostegidae: [ 16 ] records


acutus, Rhinobatus Garman [S.] 1908:253 [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 51 (no. 9); ref. 1543] Sri Lanka. Holotype (unique): MCZ 807-S. Type catalog: Hartel & Dingerkus 1997:xlii [ref. 23119]. •Synonym of Rhinobatos granulatus Cuvier 1829 -- (Hartel & Dingerkus 1997:xx [ref. 23119]). •Synonym of Glaucostegus granulatus (Cuvier 1829). Current status: Synonym of Glaucostegus granulatus (Cuvier 1829). Glaucostegidae. Habitat: marine.

armatus, Rhinobatus Gray [J. E.] 1834:no page number, Pl. 99 [Illustrations of Indian zoology; ref. 1878] India. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1953.8.10.11. Published about 12 Mar. 1834. •Synonym of Rhinobatos typus Anonymous [Bennett] 1830 -- (Last & Stevens 1994:291 [ref. 23873]). •Synonym of Glaucostegus typus (Anonymous [Bennett] 1830) -- (Compagno et al. 2005:61 [ref. 29145], Kottelat 2013:24 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Glaucostegus typus (Anonymous [Bennett] 1830). Glaucostegidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

batillum, Rhinobatos Whitley [G. P.] 1939:245, Fig. 13 [Australian Zoologist v. 9 (pt 3); ref. 4695] Shark Bay, Western Australia. Holotype (unique): Whitley coll. (whereabouts unknown). •Valid as Rhinobatos batillum Whitley 1939 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:53 [ref. 12442], Randall et al. 1990:28 [ref. 15987], Randall et al. 1997:28 [ref. 25919]). •Synonym of Rhinobatos typus (Anonymous [Bennett] 1830) -- (Last & Stevens 1994:291 [ref. 23873], Paxton et al. 2006:178 [ref. 28994]). •Synonym of Glaucostegus typus (Anonymous [Bennett] 1830) -- (Compagno et al. 2005:61 [ref. 29145], Kottelat 2013:24 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Glaucostegus typus (Anonymous [Bennett] 1830). Glaucostegidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

cemiculus, Rhinobatus Geoffroy St. Hilaire [E.] 1817:no page number, Pl. 27 (fig. 3) [Poissons du Nil v. 1 (part 1); ref. 4184] Lake Menzilah, Alexandria, Egypt, Mediterranean Sea. Syntypes: MNHN 1966 (2, poor condition). Type catalog: Bertin 1939:79 [ref. 20739], Séret & McEachran 1987:11 [ref. 9312]. •Mentioned -- (Dor 1984:15 [ref. 29757]). •Valid as Rhinobatus cemiculus Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1817 -- (Goren & Dor 1994:4 [ref. 25356]). •Valid as Rhinobatos cemiculus Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1817 -- (Krefft & Stehmann 1973:53 [ref. 7167], McEachran & Capapé in Whitehead et al. 1984:157 [ref. 13675], Capapé 1987:22 [ref. 39326], Stehmann 1990:25 [ref. 19316], Capapé et al. 1999:51 [ref. 25276], Compagno 1999:485 [ref. 25589], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:20 [ref. 26753], Falcón et al. 2003:144 [ref. 39343], Golani 2005:13 [ref. 37112], Fricke et al. 2007:17 [ref. 29533], Golani & Bogorodsky 2010:57 [ref. 35264], Wirtz et al. 2013:116 [ref. 32972]). •Valid as Glaucostegus cemiculus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1817) -- (Weigmann 2016:84 [ref. 34211] with author as Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, see remarks, Last et al. 2016:473 [ref. 34473], Séret 2016:1361 [ref. 34545], Séret et al. 2016:111 [ref. 34993], Freitas et al. 2018:69 [ref. 36259], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:126 [ref. 37302], Carneiro et al. 2019:42 [ref. 37250], Reiner 2019:40 [ref. 38139], Bariche & Fricke 2020:27 [ref. 37515], Serena et al. 2020:502 [ref. 37963], Giovos et al. 2021:6 [ref. 38895], Golani 2021:10 [ref. 38303], Habib & Islam 2021:141 [ref. 38397] as cemiculas, Kovačić et al. 2021:14 [ref. 39014], Barone et al. 2022:44 [ref. 39527], Fermon et al. 2022:103 [ref. 39448]). Current status: Valid as Glaucostegus cemiculus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1817). Glaucostegidae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea; eastern Atlantic: Portugal south to Angola, including Cape Verde Islands and São Tomé and Principe. Habitat: brackish, marine.

congolensis, Rhinobatus Giltay [L.] 1928:21, Fig. 1 [Annales de la Société Royale Zoologique de Belgique v. 59; ref. 5065] Congo (precise locality unknown, but very likely at the mouth of the Congo River). Holotype (unique): IRSNB 31. Type catalog: Walschaerts 1987:5 [ref. 20755]. •Synonym of Rhinobatos cemiculus Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1817 -- (Stehmann 1990:25 [ref. 19316]). •Synonym of Glaucostegus cemiculus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1817) -- (Séret 2016:1361 [ref. 34545]). Current status: Synonym of Glaucostegus cemiculus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1817). Glaucostegidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

granulatus, Rhinobatus Cuvier [G.] 1829:396 [Le Règne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] Puducherry, India Syntypes: MNHN 0000-1253 (1), 0000-1254 (1). Type catalog: Bertin 1939:79 [ref. 20739], Séret & McEachran 1987:11 [ref. 9312]. •Valid as Rhinobatos granulatus Cuvier 1829 -- (Dor 1984:14 [ref. 29757], Paxton et al. 1989:53 [ref. 12442], Goren & Dor 1994:4 [ref. 25356], Randall & Compagno 1995:290 [ref. 22577], Compagno & Last 1999:1428 [ref. 24637], Vossoughi & Vosoughi 1999:302 [ref. 25467], Compagno 1999:486 [ref. 25589], Nakabo 2000:160 [ref. 25086], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:582 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2002:160 [ref. 26001], Sujatha 2002:157 [ref. 26899], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S93 [ref. 27377], Khan 2003:6 [ref. 27710], Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:45 [ref. 27735], Shinohara et al. 2005:397 [ref. 28370], Last et al. 2006:267 [ref. 29418], Golani & Bogorodsky 2010:57 [ref. 35264]). •Valid as Glaucostegus granulatus (Cuvier 1829) -- (Compagno et al. 2005:61 [ref. 29145], Ebert et al. 2013:348 [ref. 33045] with question, Psomadakis et al. 2015:98 [ref. 34104] as cf. granulatus, Weigmann 2016:85 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:473 [ref. 34473], Séret et al. 2016:112 [ref. 34993], Ali et al. 2018:303 [ref. 36183], Kumar et al. 2018:297 [ref. 36178], Eagderi et al. 2019:15 [ref. 37020], Habib & Islam 2020:Supplementary table p. 3 [ref. 38321], Psomadakis et al. 2020:196 [ref. 37272], Habib & Islam 2021:141 [ref. 38397], Haroon & Kibria 2021:94 [ref. 39241], Hsu et al. 2022:3 [ref. 39567]). Current status: Valid as Glaucostegus granulatus (Cuvier 1829). Glaucostegidae. Distribution: Northern Indian Ocean: Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman east to Bangladesh and Myanmar. Habitat: marine.

halavi, Raja Fabricius [J. C.] in Niebuhr (ex Forsskål) 1775:19, viii [Descriptiones animalium (Forsskål); ref. 1351] Jeddah, Saudia Arabia, Red Sea. No types known. Authorship according to Fricke 2008:11 [ref. 30182]. •Valid as Rhinobatos halavi (Forsskål 1775) -- (Krefft & Stehmann 1973:54 [ref. 7167], Dor 1984:15 [ref. 29757], Compagno & Randall 1987:340 [ref. 9128], Goren & Dor 1994:4 [ref. 25356], Randall & Compagno 1995:2919 [ref. 22577], Randall 1995:42 [ref. 22896], Compagno & Last 1999:1428 [ref. 24637], Compagno 1999:485 [ref. 25589], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:582 [ref. 25122], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S93 [ref. 27377], Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:45 [ref. 27735], Last et al. 2006:267 [ref. 29418]). •Valid as Glaucostegus halavi (Forsskål 1775) -- (Compagno et al. 2005:61 [ref. 29145], Psomadakis et al. 2012:15 [ref. 33457], Psomadakis et al. 2015:98 [ref. 34104], Weigmann 2016:85 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:473 [ref. 34473], Séret et al. 2016:113 [ref. 34993], Bogorodsky & Randall 2018:[20] 258 [ref. 36492], Golani & Fricke 2018:14 [ref. 36273], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:127 [ref. 37302], Eagderi et al. 2019:16 [ref. 37020], Serena et al. 2020:502 [ref. 37963]). •Valid as Glaucostegus halavi (Fabricius 1775) -- (Fricke 2008:11 [ref. 30182], Habib & Islam 2021:141 [ref. 38397], Kovačić et al. 2021:15 [ref. 39014], Barone et al. 2022:44 [ref. 39527], Hsu et al. 2022:3 [ref. 39567]). Current status: Valid as Glaucostegus halavi (Fabricius 1775). Glaucostegidae. Distribution: Red Sea; northwestern Indian Ocean: Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Pakistan. Record from Mediterranean Sea needs verification. Habitat: marine.

ligonifer, Rhinobatus (Rhinobatus) Cantor [T. E.] 1849:1397 [415], Pl. 14 [Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal v. 18 (pt 2); ref. 715] Malay Peninsula; Singapore. Holotype: BMNH 1860.3.19.889. Possible paratype and/or Cantor specimen: BMNH 1860.3.19.543 (1, dried skin). On p. 415 of separate. •Synonym of Glaucostegus thouin (Anonymous [Lacepède] 1798) -- (Weigmann 2016:85 [ref. 34211]). Current status: Synonym of Glaucostegus thouin (Anonymous [Lacepède] 1798). Glaucostegidae. Habitat: marine.

microphthalmus, Rhinobatos Teng [H.-T.] 1959:11, Pl. 2 (fig. 6); Fig. 6 [Report - Laboratory of Fishery Biology, Taiwan Fisheries Research Institute No. 10; ref. 9076] Keelung fish market, Taiwan. Holotype (unique): TFRI 3089. Type catalog: Ho & Shao 2011:20 [ref. 31432]. Likely a junior synonym of R. schlegelii (Muller & Henle 1841) -- (Ebert et al. 2013:349 [ref. 33045]). •Valid as Rhinobatos microphthalmus Teng 1959-- (Compagno 1999:485 [ref. 25589], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:582 [ref. 25122], Ho & Shao 2011:20 [ref. 31432]). •Valid as Glaucostegus microphthalmus (Teng 1959) -- (Ebert et al. 2013:348 [ref. 33045] with question, Weigmann 2016:85 [ref. 34211]). Current status: Valid as Glaucostegus microphthalmus (Teng 1959). Glaucostegidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Taiwan. Habitat: marine.

obtusus, Rhinobatus (Rhinobatus) Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1841:122, [Pl. 37 (left)] [Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen; ref. 3069] Malabar, Pondichéry [Puducherry, India]. Syntypes: (14) MNHN 0000-3470 (1), A-7855 (2), A-7857 (3), A-7912 (2), A-8585 (1, dry); ZMB 7589 (1, stuffed); ZSL uncat. (1, whereabouts unknown). Type catalog: Bertin 1939:80 [ref. 20739], Séret & McEachran 1987:11 [ref. 9312], Paepke & Schmidt 1988:176 [ref. 21041], Paepke 1999:123 [ref. 24282]. •Valid as Rhinobatos obtusus Müller & Henle 1841 -- (Dor 1984:15 [ref. 29757], Goren & Dor 1994:4 [ref. 25356], Compagno & Last 1999:1428 [ref. 24637], Compagno 1999:486 [ref. 25589], Sujatha 2002:157 [ref. 26899], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S93 [ref. 27377], Last et al. 2006:267 [ref. 29418], Golani & Bogorodsky 2010:57 [ref. 35264]). •Valid as Glaucostegus obtusus (Müller & Henle 1841) -- (Weigmann 2016:85 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:473 [ref. 34473], Séret et al. 2016:114 [ref. 34993], Psomadakis et al. 2020:196 [ref. 37272], Habib & Islam 2021:141 [ref. 38397], Haroon & Kibria 2021:95 [ref. 39241]). Current status: Valid as Glaucostegus obtusus (Müller & Henle 1841). Glaucostegidae. Distribution: Northern Indian Ocean: Pakistan east to western Thailand. Habitat: marine.

petiti, Rhinobatus (Rhinobatus) Chabanaud [P.] 1929:365, Fig. 1 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 2) v. 1 (no. 6); ref. 16071] Nosy Marirana Bank, between Ankilibé and Tuléar, west coast of Madagascar. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1929-0222. Type catalog: Bertin 1939:80 [ref. 20739], Séret & McEachran 1987:12 [ref. 9312]. •Valid as Rhinobatos petiti Chabanaud 1929 -- (Compagno 1999:485 [ref. 25589]). •Valid as Glaucostegus petiti (Chabanaud 1929) -- (Weigmann 2016:85 [ref. 34211] see remarks, Fricke et al. 2018:24 [ref. 35805], Habib & Islam 2021:141 [ref. 38397]). Current status: Valid as Glaucostegus petiti (Chabanaud 1929). Glaucostegidae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar endemic. Habitat: marine.

spinosus, Rhinobatus Günther [A.] 1870:518 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 8; ref. 1995] Mexico. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1870.6.20.2 (skin). Type locality needs research. •Valid as Rhinobatos spinosus Günther 1870 -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:58 [ref. 24550], Compagno 1999:486 [ref. 25589] with question, Nelson et al. 2004:55 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:55 [ref. 32708], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:108 [ref. 34398]). •Valid as Pseudobatos spinosus (Günther 1870) -- (Ehemann et al. 2018:26 [ref. 36194] with question). •Valid as Glaucostegus spinosus (Günther 1870) -- (Weigmann 2016:85 [ref. 34211] see remarks, González-Acosta et al. 2021:7 [ref. 38361]). Current status: Valid as Glaucostegus spinosus (Günther 1870). Glaucostegidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

thouin, Raja Anonymous (ex Lacepède) 1798:677, 685, Pl. 1 (figs. 2-4) [Allgemeine Literatur-Zeitung 1798 (pt. 3) (nos. 287-288); ref. 13098] No locality (is probably Indonesia). Syntypes: ?MNHN A-7950 (1) Red Sea. Also spelled thouini in literature. See Bertin 1939:79-80 [ref. 20739]. On Code recommendation 51D, the anonymous author is listed as Lacepède in square brackets; the convention of Anonymous [Lacepède] 1798 is used by us for clarity. •Valid as Rhinobatos thouin (Anonymous 1798) -- (Dor 1984:15 [ref. 29757], Compagno & Randall 1987:340 [ref. 9128], Goren & Dor 1994:4 [ref. 25356], Compagno & Last 1999:1429 [ref. 24637], Compagno 1999:485 [ref. 25589], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:582 [ref. 25122], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S93 [ref. 27377], Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:46 [ref. 27735], Last et al. 2006:267 [ref. 29418]). •Valid as Glaucostegus thouin (Anonymous 1798) -- (Last el al. 2010:154 [ref. 32461], Weigmann 2016:85 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:473 [ref. 34473], Séret et al. 2016:115 [ref. 34993], Golani & Fricke 2018:15 [ref. 36273], Kumar et al. 2018:297 [ref. 36178], Psomadakis et al. 2020:197 [ref. 37272], Habib & Islam 2021:141 [ref. 38397], Haroon & Kibria 2021:96 [ref. 39241] as thouini). Current status: Valid as Glaucostegus thouin (Anonymous [Lacepède] 1798). Glaucostegidae. Distribution: Red Sea; Indo-West Pacific: Gulf of Aden east to Thailand, north to Japan, south to New Caledonia. IUCN (2019): Critically endangered. Habitat: marine.

thouiniana, Raja Shaw [G.] 1804:318, Pl. 147 (fig. 2) [General zoology or systematic natural history; ref. 4015] No types known. •Synonym of Rhinobatos thouin (Anonymous 1798) -- (Dor 1984:15 [ref. 29757]). •Valid as Rhinobatos thouiniana (Shaw 1804) -- (Mohsin & Ambak 1996:72 [ref. 27969] in Rhinobatus, Sujatha 2002:157 [ref. 26899]). •Synonym of Glaucostegus thouin (Anonymous [Lacepède] 1798) -- (Weigmann 2016:85 [ref. 34211]). Current status: Synonym of Glaucostegus thouin (Anonymous [Lacepède] 1798). Glaucostegidae. Habitat: marine.

typus, Rhinobatus Anonymous [Bennett [E. T.]] 1830:694 [Memoir of the life and public services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles; ref. 259] Sumatra, Indonesia; India. Syntypes: BMNH 1852.8.30.17 (dry) Sumatra. Based on Rhinobatus rhinobatus of Bloch & Schneider 1801:353 [ref. 471]. On Code recommendation 51D, the anonymous author is listed in square brackets. •Valid as Rhinobatos typus Anonymous [Bennett] 1830 -- (Last & Stevens 1994:290 [ref. 23873], Allen 1997:44 [ref. 23977], Larson & Williams 1997:343 [ref. 23967], Compagno & Last 1999:1429 [ref. 24637], Johnson 1999:718 [ref. 25471], Compagno 1999:485 [ref. 25589], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:582 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:15 [ref. 25847], Paxton et al. 2006:178 [ref. 28994], Last et al. 2006:267 [ref. 29418]). •Valid as Glaucostegus typus (Anonymous [Bennett] 1830) -- (Compagno et al. 2005:61 [ref. 29145], Last el al. 2010:156 [ref. 32461], Naylor et al. 2012:90 [ref. 32267] see remarks, Larson et al. 2013:17 [ref. 32988], Kottelat 2013:24 [ref. 32989], Weigmann 2016:86 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:473 [ref. 34473], Séret et al. 2016:116 [ref. 34993], White et al. 2017:210 [ref. 35860], Kumar et al. 2018:297 [ref. 36178], White & Ko'ou 2018:49 [ref. 35922], Bineesh et al. 2020:23 [ref. 37641], Habib & Islam 2020:Supplementary table p. 3 [ref. 38321], Psomadakis et al. 2020:197 [ref. 37272], Habib & Islam 2021:141 [ref. 38397], Haroon & Kibria 2021:97 [ref. 39241], Nazareth et al. 2022:7 [ref. 39083]). Current status: Valid as Glaucostegus typus (Anonymous [Bennett] 1830). Glaucostegidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: India and Bangladesh east to Indonesia, north to Thailand, south to northern Australia. Absent from Philippines, possibly in Melanesia. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

younholeei, Glaucostegus Habib [K. A.] & Islam [M. J.] 2021:132, Figs. 2-8 [Zootaxa 4995 (1); ref. 38397] Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Holotype: FBGN-SAU R1911CB-04. Paratypes: (12) FNGN-SAU. •Valid as Glaucostegus younholeei Habib & Islam 2021. Current status: Valid as Glaucostegus younholeei Habib & Islam 2021. Glaucostegidae. Distribution: Indian Ocean: Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. Habitat: marine.


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