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Species in the genus Membras: [ 9 ] records


analis, Adenops Schultz [L. P.] 1948:34, Fig. 6 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 98 (no. 3220); ref. 3966] Lake Maracaibo, 1 kilometer off Pueblo Viejo, Venezuela. Holotype: USNM 121824. Paratypes: MCZ 37249 [ex USNM 121823] (3), UMMZ 157674 [ex USNM 121823] (3), USNM 121823 (orig. 66). •Valid as Adenops analis Schultz 1948 -- (Cervigón 1991:232 [ref. 24472], Cervigón 1992:262 [ref. 23827], Aguilera 1998:47 [ref. 24221], Marín 2000:71 [ref. 26252]). •Valid as Membras analis (Schultz 1948) -- (Chernoff 1986:240 [ref. 5847], Chernoff 2003:1100 [ref. 27017], Dyer in Reis et al. 2003:520 [ref. 27061], Chernoff et al. 2020:194 [ref. 37775]). Current status: Valid as Membras analis (Schultz 1948). Atherinopsidae: Menidiinae. Distribution: Western central Atlantic: Aruba, Colombia, Curaçao Island and Venezuela. Habitat: marine.

argenteus, Adenops Schultz [L. P.] 1948:36, Fig. 7 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 98 (no. 3220); ref. 3966] Sabanilla, Bolivar, Colombia. Holotype: USNM 121848. Paratypes: MCZ 37253 [ex USNM 121849] (1), USNM 121849 (orig. 1, now 0). •Valid as Membras argentea (Schultz 1948) -- (Chernoff 1986:240 [ref. 5847], Chernoff 2003:1100 [ref. 27017], Dyer in Reis et al. 2003:520 [ref. 27061], Chernoff et al. 2020:194 [ref. 37775]). Current status: Valid as Membras argentea (Schultz 1948). Atherinopsidae: Menidiinae. Distribution: Caribbean coast of Colombia. Habitat: freshwater.

dissimilis, Adenops Carvalho [J. de P.] 1956:93, Pl. 1 (fig. 4) [Boletim do Instituto Oceanografico, São Paulo v. 7 (nos 1-2); ref. 12055] Cananéia, south coast of São Paulo State, Brazil. Holotype: MZUSP 9401 [ex IO 303]. Paratypes: MZUSP 9402-05 [ex IO] (4). Type catalog: Menezes 1974:216 [ref. 20795]. •Valid as Adenops dissimilis Carvalho 1956 -- (Camargo & Isaac 2001:141 [ref. 27639]). •Valid as Membras dissimilis (Carvalho 1956) -- (Menezes et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:66 [ref. 27192], Chernoff et al. 2020:194 [ref. 37775], Carvalho-Filho 2023:94 [ref. 40480]). Current status: Valid as Membras dissimilis (Carvalho 1956). Atherinopsidae: Menidiinae. Distribution: Southwestern Atlantic: Brazil. Habitat: marine.

gilberti, Menidia Jordan [D. S.] & Bollman [C. H.] 1890:155 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 12 (no. 770); ref. 2433] Panama. Syntypes: USNM 41165 (2). Other material: CAS-SU 111 (13); USNM 41210 (2), 41240 (9), 41480 (6); ZMB 15883 (1), 16262 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:67 [ref. 12291], Paepke & Seegers 1986:177 [ref. 19981]. Only one lot, USNM 41165 (2), assigned as types; other materials listed but not used for description. •Valid as Membras gilberti (Jordan & Bollman 1890) -- (Chernoff 1986:240 [ref. 5847], Lavenberg & Chernoff in Fischer et al. 1995:901 [ref. 22829], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:192 [ref. 24550], Dyer in Reis et al. 2003:520 [ref. 27061], Nelson et al. 2004:98 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:100 [ref. 32708], Angulo et al. 2013:995 [ref. 33194], Romero-Berny et al. 2018:89 [ref. 35859], González-Murcia et al. 2019:296 [ref. 36544], Chernoff et al. 2020:194 [ref. 37775]). Current status: Valid as Membras gilberti (Jordan & Bollman 1890). Atherinopsidae: Menidiinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California (Mexico) south to Peru. Habitat: brackish, marine.

laciniata, Menidia vagrans Swain [J.] in Jordan & Gilbert 1883:908 [Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 16; ref. 2476] Coast of North Carolina, U.S.A. No types known. •Synonym of Membras martinica (Valenciennes 1835) Current status: Synonym of Membras martinica (Valenciennes 1835). Atherinopsidae: Menidiinae. Habitat: marine.

martinica, Atherina Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835:459 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 10; ref. 1004] Martinique Island, West Indies. Syntypes: MNHN A-4378 (3). Type catalog: Blanc & Hureau 1971:707 [ref. 21541]. •Valid as Membras martinica (Valenciennes 1835) -- (Smith 1986:415 [ref. 22186], Chernoff 1986:240 [ref. 5847], Robins & Ray 1986:112 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:90 [ref. 23239], Murdy et al. 1997:131 [ref. 23144], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:886 [ref. 23897], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:191 [ref. 24550], Fuller et al. 1999:282 [ref. 25838], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:153 [ref. 27754], Chernoff 2003:1101 [ref. 27017], Dyer in Reis et al. 2003:520 [ref. 27061], Nelson et al. 2004:98 [ref. 27807], Miller 2006:201 [ref. 28615], Scharpf 2007:8 [ref. 30398], García-Hernández et al. 2009:92 [ref. 37265], Page et al. 2013:100 [ref. 32708], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:345 [ref. 36407], Robins et al. 2018:185 [ref. 35886], Chernoff et al. 2020:194 [ref. 37775]). Current status: Valid as Membras martinica (Valenciennes 1835). Atherinopsidae: Menidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: New York (U.S.A.) south to Martinique, including Gulf of Mexico. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

procera, Membras Chernoff [B.], Machado-Allison [A.], Escobedo [J.], Freiburger [M.], Henderson [E.], Hennessy [A.], Kohn [G.], Neri [N.], Parikh [A.], Scobell [S.], Silverstone [B.] & Young [E.] 2020:197, Fig. 3B [Zootaxa 4652 (no. 2); ref. 37775] Gulf of Urabá, Colombia, 8°17.0'N, 76°49.5'W. Holotype: ANSP 153427. Paratypes: ANSP 153428 (1), UMML 30095 (2). •Valid as Membras procera Chernoff, Machado-Allison, Escobedo, Freiburger, Henderson, Hennessy, Kohn, Neri, Parikh, Scobell, Silverstone & Young 2020. Current status: Valid as Membras procera Chernoff, Machado-Allison, Escobedo, Freiburger, Henderson, Hennessy et al. 2020. Atherinopsidae: Menidiinae. Distribution: Gulf of Urabá, Caribbean coast of eastern Colombia. Habitat: marine.

pygmaea, Membras Chernoff [B.], Machado-Allison [A.], Escobedo [J.], Freiburger [M.], Henderson [E.], Hennessy [A.], Kohn [G.], Neri [N.], Parikh [A.], Scobell [S.], Silverstone [B.] & Young [E.] 2020:195, Figs. 3A, 4 [Zootaxa 4652 (no. 2); ref. 37775] Brus Lagoon off the town Brus Lagoon, Departamento Gracias a Dios, Honduras. Holotype: FMNH 117282. Paratypes: ANSP 153429 (5), FMNH 117283 (240). •Valid as Membras pygmaea Chernoff, Machado-Allison, Escobedo, Freiburger, Henderson, Hennessy, Kohn, Neri, Parikh, Scobell, Silverstone & Young 2020. Current status: Valid as Membras pygmaea Chernoff, Machado-Allison, Escobedo, Freiburger, Henderson, Hennessy et al. 2020. Atherinopsidae: Menidiinae. Distribution: Brus Lagoon, Departamento Gracias a Dios, Honduras. Habitat: marine.

vagrans, Chirostoma Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1879:148 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 2 (no. 74); ref. 18134] Pensacola, Florida, U.S.A. Lectotype: USNM 22848. Paralectotypes: USNM 22864 (2). Lectotype established by Jordan & Evermann 1896:795 [ref. 2443]. •Valid as Membras vagrans (Goode & Bean 1879) -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:191 [ref. 24550], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:345 [ref. 36407]). •Synonym of Membras martinica (Valenciennes 1835) -- (Miller 2006: 202 [ref. 28615]). Current status: Synonym of Membras martinica (Valenciennes 1835). Atherinopsidae: Menidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic [if valid]. Habitat: marine.


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