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


blochianus, Kurtus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800:516, 517, Pl. 7 (fig. 3) [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 2; ref. 2709] Indian Ocean. Lectotype: ZMB 1653. Paralectotypes: ZMB (1, lost). Lectotype designated by Paepke 1999:87 [ref. 24282] for Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786. Unneeded new name for Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786. Also appeared in Sonnini 1803:165, 166 (vol. 7) [ref. 30473]. •Synonym of Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786 -- (Kottelat 2013:437 [ref. 32989]). Replacement Name. Current status: Synonym of Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786. Kurtidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

blochii, Kurtus Cuvier [G.] & Valenciennes [A.] 1833:421, Pl. 277 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 9; ref. 1002] Java, Indonesia. No types known. Unjustified emendation of Kurtus blochianus Lacepède. Cuvier notes that Valenciennes prepared the osteologial description according to Kottelat (2013:439 [ref. 32989]). •Synonym of Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786 -- (Kottelat 2013:437 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786. Kurtidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

cornutus, Kurtus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833:426 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 9; ref. 1002] Puducherry, India. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-6679. Type catalog: Le Danois 1963:234 [ref. 21543]. Appeared first in Cuvier 1829:215 [ref. 995] under Kurtus indicus as, "Pourrait bien n'être que la femelle du Kurtus cornutus ou Somdrum-Kara-Mottee de Russel, ..." -- regarded as a name in synonymy of indicus that was redescribed as a separate species above, which validates the name back to Cuvier 1829. •Synonym of Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786 -- (Kottelat 2013:436 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786. Kurtidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

cornutus, Kurtus Cuvier [G.] 1829:215 [Le Règne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] Appeared above as name in synonymy of Kurtus indicus, but described as a species in Cuvier 1833; this subsequent publication as an available species validates the name back to its first use by Cuvier in 1829. Types are established in 1833 (see second entry). •Synonym of Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786 -- (Kottelat 2013:436 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786. Kurtidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

gulliveri, Kurtus Castelnau [F. L.] 1878:233 [Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales v. 2 (pt 3); ref. 761] Pond near Norman River, Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia. Syntypes: AMS B.9209 (1), MAMU F.394 (1), MNHN A-2792 (4). Type catalog: Le Danois 1963:233 [ref. 21543], Gill et al. 2018:566 [ref. 36070]. •Valid as Kurtus gulliveri Castelnau 1878 -- (Roberts 1978:69 [ref. 8886], Larson & Martin 1990:75 [ref. 16606], Allen 1991:203 [ref. 21090], Allen et al. 2000:115 [ref. 27467], Allen 2001:3610 [ref. 26297], Hutchins 2001:44 [ref. 25847], Unmack 2001:1064 [ref. 25797], Allen et al. 2002:352 [ref. 25930], Berra & Humphrey 2002:263 [ref. 27720], Berra & Neira 2003:384 [ref. 26911], Berra 2003:295 [ref. 27397], Allen et al. 2006:1714 [ref. 29090], Allen et al. 2008:143 [ref. 30265], Fraser 2013:30 [ref. 32894], Larson et al. 2013:210 [ref. 32988], Berra et al. 2016:262 [ref. 35043], Pusey et al. 2017:55 [ref. 35250], Gill et al. 2018:566 [ref. 36070]). Current status: Valid as Kurtus gulliveri Castelnau 1878. Kurtidae. Distribution: Northern Australia and central-southern New Guinea (Papua Province, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea). Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

indicus, Cyrtus Minding [J.] 1832:113 [Lehrbuch der Naturgeschichte der Fische; ref. 3022] East Indies. No types known. Apparently an alternate generic spelling for Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786; not available. •In the synonymy of Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786. Current status: Synonym of Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786. Kurtidae.

indicus, Kurtus Bloch [M. E.] 1786:122, Pl. 169 [Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische v. 2; ref. 465] Indian Ocean. Lectotype: ZMB 1653. Paralectotypes: ZMB (1, lost). Type catalog: Paepke 1999:87 [ref. 24282]. Genus spelled Kürtus twice in text and Kyrtus on plate. Spelling Kurtus consistently used. On p. 99 of Bloch's Ichthyologie, v. 5 [ref. 21381]. Lectotype selected by Paepke 1999:87 [ref. 24282]. •Valid as Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786 -- (Talwar & Jhingran 1991:990 [ref. 20764], Kottelat et al. 1993:157 [ref. 23448], Mishra et al. 1999:88 [ref. 25315], Allen in Randall & Lim 2000:641 [ref. 25122], Berra & Neira 2003:384 [ref. 26911], Berra 2003:295 [ref. 27397], Khan 2003:10 [ref. 27710], Fraser 2013:30 [ref. 32894], Kottelat 2013:436 [ref. 32989], Berra et al. 2016:262 [ref. 35043], Habib & Islam 2020:Supplementary table p. 13 [ref. 38321], Psomadakis et al. 2020:552 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786. Kurtidae. Distribution: South Asia, Southeast Asia: India to Borneo. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

kyrtus, Zeus Forster [J. R.] 1795:14 [Zoologia Indica, sistens descriptiones animalium selectorum; ref. 18091] No types known. India. Name only. Based on Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786. •Synonym of Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786 -- (Kottelat 2013:436 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786. Kurtidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

macrolepidotus, Kurtus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:164 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] Tranquebar [Tharangambadi], India. No types knwn. •Synonym of Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786 -- (Kottelat 2013:437 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Kurtus indicus Bloch 1786. Kurtidae.