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Species related to Mola mola: [ 30 ] records


brevis, Cephalus Shaw [G.] 1804:437, Pl. 175, top [General zoology or systematic natural history; ref. 4015] European Sea. No types known. Unneeded new name based on previously-described species and literature sources. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:114 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:2 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:8 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

orsini, Ozodura Ranzani [C.] 1839:75, 80-81, table, Pl. 6 (right) [Novi Commentarii Academiae Scientiarum Instituti Bononiensis v. 3; ref. 3605] Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean Sea). Holotype (unique): mount on wall at MZUB. As Ozodura Ursini on Pl. 6; first reviser not researched. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:9 [ref. 35492], Sawai et al. 2017:[13] [ref. 35699]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

pallasi, Pallasia Nardo [G. D.] 1840:112 [Annali delle Scienze del Regno Lombardo-Veneto, Padova v. 10; ref. 3149] The listing of Pallasina [sic] pallasi in the Catalog of Fishes (Eschmeyer 1998:1271 [ref. 23416]) was in error; see Remarks under unavailable species names in Parenti 2003:6 [ref. 27311]. •In the synonymy of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 6 [ref. 27311] with remarks, Nyegaard et al. 2017:10 [ref. 35492]). Nomen Nudum. Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae.

gigas, Pedalion Guilding [L.] in Swainson 1838:199, Fig. 33 [The natural history and classification of fishes, amphibians, & reptiles, or monocardian animals. v. 1; ref. 4302] West Indies. No types known. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:9 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

planci, Tympanomium Ranzani [C.] 1839:74, table [Novi Commentarii Academiae Scientiarum Instituti Bononiensis v. 3; ref. 3605] Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean Sea). Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. Subjectively invalid; preoccupied in Mola by Mola planci Nardo 1827. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:9 [ref. 35492]). 2°Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

willugbei, Trematopsis Ranzani [C.] 1839:74, table [Novi Commentarii Academiae Scientiarum Instituti Bononiensis v. 3; ref. 3605] Ocean [Atlantic]. Holotype (unique): not found at MZUB. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:9 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

pallasii, Molacanthus Swainson [W.] (ex Steller) 1839:329 [The natural history and classification v. 2; ref. 4303] No locality. No types known. Based on Pall. Spic. Zool. pl. 4 [not researched]. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:9 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

rotunda, Mola Cuvier [G.] 1797:324 [Tableau élémentaire de l'Histoire Naturélle; ref. 1018] Mediterranean Sea (including Montpellier, France; Genoa and Rome, Italy); Middleton-on-Sea, West Sussex, England, U. K., English Channel; Panzance, Cornwall, England, U. K., northeastern Atlantic. No types known. Unneeded new name for Tetraodon mola Linnaeus 1758. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:113 [ref. 19546], Tortonese 1973:649 [ref. 7192], Tortonese 1990:1077 [ref. 18658], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:358 [ref. 25013], Parenti 2003:2 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:8 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

aculeata, Mola Koelreuter [I. T.] 1766:337, Pl. 8 (figs. 2-3) [Novi Commentarii Academiae Scientiarum Imperialis Petropolitanae v. 10 (for 1764); ref. 23086] No types known. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:113 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:2 [ref. 27311], Bray & Hoese 2006:1937 [ref. 29049], Nyegaard et al. 2017:8 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

mola, Tetraodon Linnaeus [C.] 1758:334 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] [In M. Mediterraneo] Mediterranean Sea (including Montpellier, France; Genoa and Rome, Italy); Middleton-on-Sea, West Sussex, England, U. K., English Channel; Panzance, Cornwall, England, U. K., Northeastern Atlantic. Neotype: MZUB. Neotype designated by Sawai et al. 2017:[12] [ref. 35699]. •Valid as Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:113 [ref. 19546], Tortonese 1973:649 [ref. 7192], Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:300 [ref. 9277], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:366 [ref. 6441], Tortonese in Whitehead et al. 1986:1349 [ref. 13677], Heemstra 1986:908 [ref. 5660], Robins & Ray 1986:310 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:571 [ref. 25518], Matarese et al. 1989:628 [ref. 26885], Pequeño 1989:78 [ref. 14125], Paulin et al. 1989:247 [ref. 24556], McAllister 1990:227 [ref. 14674], Tortonese 1990:1077 [ref. 18658], Gomon et al. 1994:917 [ref. 22532], Scott in Fischer et al. 1995:1277 [ref. 22830], Cervigón 1996:88 [ref. 24489], Santos et al. 1997:116 [ref. 23531], Lindberg et al. 1997:180 [ref. 23547], Carpenter et al. 1997:241 [ref. 23922], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:661 [ref. 24023], Arruda 1997:124 [ref. 24952], Anderson et al. 1998:29 [ref. 23611], Aguilera 1998:54 [ref. 24221], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:137 [ref. 24555], Sokolovskaya et al. 1998:14 [ref. 24670], Fricke 1999:615 [ref. 24106], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:358 [ref. 25013], Díaz de Astarloa et al. 2000:401 [ref. 24427], Hutchins in Randall & Lim 2000:649 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1435 [ref. 25182], Hutchins 2001:3967 [ref. 26319], Kolpakov & Barabanshchikov 2001:423 [ref. 25413], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:158 [ref. 26753], Klein-MacPhee in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:604 [ref. 26158], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:852 [ref. 25968], Nakabo 2002:1435 [ref. 26193], Santini & Tyler 2002:38 [ref. 25998], Choi et al. 2003:461, 702 [ref. 26218], Matsuura 2003:2015 [ref. 27119], Parenti 2003:2 [ref. 27311], Myers & Donaldson 2003:651 [ref. 27495], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:111 [ref. 27192], Parin 2003:S36 [ref. 28536], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:458 [ref. 28072], Nelson et al. 2004:186 [ref. 27807], Golani 2005:65 [ref. 37112], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:941 [ref. 28815], Mundy 2005:539 [ref. 28379], Randall et al. 2005:132 [ref. 28745], Vaske et al. 2005:77 [ref. 36155], Bray & Hoese 2006:1937 [ref. 29049], Fricke 2007:27 [ref. 30577], Fricke et al. 2007:118 [ref. 29533], Bray 2008:860 [ref. 30620], Fricke 2008:59 [ref. 30182], Fricke et al. 2009:124 [ref. 30213], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:76 [ref. 36649], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:195 [ref. 30957], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1100 [ref. 31980], Page et al. 2013:191 [ref. 32708], Jawad 2013:287 [ref. 32727], Smith-Vaniz & Collette 2013:182 [ref. 32953], Wirtz et al. 2013:137 [ref. 32972], Matsuura 2014:25 [ref. 33576], Parin et al. 2014:556 [ref. 33547], Psomadakis et al. 2015:340 [ref. 34104], Pinheiro et al. 2015:36 [ref. 34324], Pietsch & Orr 2015:72 [ref. 34694], Matsuura in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:3081 [ref. 34618], Fourriére et al. 2016:460 [ref. 34668], Katayama & Matsuura 2016:96 [ref. 34881], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:612 [ref. 34923], Nión et al. 2016:56 [ref. 35565], Kells et al. 2016:342 [ref. 35888], Nyegaard et al. 2017:8, 11 [ref. 35492], Sawai et al. 2017:[12] [ref. 35699], Golani & Fricke 2018:184 [ref. 36273], Moritz et al. 2018:46 [ref. 37308], Artüz & Fricke 2019:561 [ref. 36612], Brown et al. 2019:183 [ref. 36444], Burton & Lea 2019:98 [ref. 37205], Carneiro et al. 2019:222 [ref. 37250], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:102 [ref. 36864], Eagderi et al. 2019:135 [ref. 37020], Reiner 2019:314 [ref. 38139], Wirtz & Biscoito 2019:4 [ref. 36989], Yapici 2019:14 [ref. 36891], Akyol & Tosunoğlu in Gerovasileiou et al. 2020:351 [ref. 37890], Bariche & Fricke 2020:113 [ref. 37515], Kovačić et al. 2020:34 [ref. 37519], Psomadakis et al. 2020:628 [ref. 37272], Sonoyama et al. 2020:138 [ref. 37637], Golani 2021:90 [ref. 38303], Sawai 2021:1 [ref. 38499]). Current status: Valid as Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical through temperate seas (including western Baltic Sea, North Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Sea of Marmara, Red Sea, Persian Gulf, Sea of Japan). Habitat: marine.

hispidus, Orthragoriscus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:511 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] No locality. No types known. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:114 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:2 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:8 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

nummularis, Diodon Walbaum [J. J.] 1792:600 [Petri Artedi sueci genera piscium Part 3; ref. 4572] No locality stated. No types known. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Parenti 2003:2 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:8 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

ortagoriscus, Cephalus Risso [A.] 1827:173 [Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe méridionale v. 3; ref. 3757] Nice, France, northwestern Mediterranean Sea. No types known. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:9 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

pallasianus, Cephalus Shaw [G.] 1804:440 [General zoology or systematic natural history; ref. 4015] Tropical seas. No types known. Based on literature sources. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:114 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:2 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:8 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

carinatus, Diodon Mitchill [S. L.] 1828:265 [Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York v. 2; ref. 17780] Off Massachusetts, 38°N, 62°W, U.S.A. No types known. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:9 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

retzii, Orthragoriscus Ranzani [C.] 1839:75, table [Novi Commentarii Academiae Scientiarum Instituti Bononiensis v. 3; ref. 3605] No locality. No types known. Based on Retzius 1785:115 [ref. 18621]. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:10 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

ghini, Orthragoriscus Ranzani [C.] 1839:75, table [Novi Commentarii Academiae Scientiarum Instituti Bononiensis v. 3; ref. 3605] Mediterranean Sea. No types known. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:10 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

rondeletii, Orthragoriscus Ranzani [C.] 1839:75, table [Novi Commentarii Academiae Scientiarum Instituti Bononiensis v. 3; ref. 3605] Mediterranean Sea. No types known. Based on a literature source. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:10 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

storeri, Aledon Castelnau [F. L.] 1861:76 [Mémoire sur les poissons de l'Afrique australe; ref. 767] Boston Bay [and Nahant ?], Massachusetts, U.S.A. No types known. Based on Orthagoriscus mola of Storer (Boston J. Nat. Hist., 1839, v. 2, p. 515[-519] (170-173 in separate), Pl. 3 [= Pl. 8], f. 1 [ref. 4278]). Although only one specimen was illustrated, a second specimen was described in the text. The separate of Storer 1839 has pagination of 1-202; in both versions, plate numbers are given as in the text as I-III, but in the Boston J. Nat. Hist. copy, the plates themselves are numbered VI-VIII. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:11 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

mola, Diodon Pallas [P. S.] 1770:39, Pl. 4 (fig. 7) [Spicilegia Zoologica v. 1 (fasc. 8); ref. 12293] Guinea. No types known. An unneeded new name for Mola aculeata Koelreuter 1766. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Tortonese 1990:1077 [ref. 18658], Parenti 2003:2 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:8 [ref. 35492]). 2°Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

fasciatus, Orthragoriscus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:511 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] Mari septentrionali [northern ocean]. No types known. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:113 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:2 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:8 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

eurypterus, Orthagoriscus Philippi [R. A.] 1892:14, Pl. 6 (fig. 1) [Anales del Museo Nacional de Chile. Primera seccion, Zoología No. 3; ref. 22759] Chañaral, Chile. No types known. On p. 15 of German edition (Philippi 1893 [ref. 14560]). •Questionably a synonym of Mola ramsayi (Giglioli 1883) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:111 [ref. 19546]). •Synonym of Mola ramsayi (Giglioli 1883) -- (Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311]). •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Nyegaard et al. 2017:14 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

aspera, Mola Nardo [G. D.] 1827:26, 35 (no. 26) [Giornale di fisica, chimica e storia naturale, medicina, ed arti. (series 2) Dec. II, v. 10; ref. 3146] Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean Sea). No types known. Also in Nardo 1827:col. 477 and 483 [ref. 19740] and Nardo 1827:104 [ref. 26236]. Distinguishing features are provided on p. 35 in ref. 3146. •Questionably a synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546]). •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:9 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

capensis, Aledon Castelnau [F. L.] 1861:76 [Mémoire sur les poissons de l'Afrique australe; ref. 767] Aledon capensis Castelnau 1861 was a new combination for Pedalion capensis described by Castelnau in the same paper, then put in the new genus Aledon at the end of the article; from Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. •In the synonymy of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Heemstra 1986:908 [ref. 5660], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:11 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae.

hispida, Mola Nardo [G. D.] 1827:104 [Giornale di fisica, chimica e storia naturale, medicina, ed arti. (series 2) Dec. II, v. 10; ref. 26236] Tropical seas. No types known. Subjectively invalid; secondarily preoccupied in Mola by Orthragoriscus hispidus Bloch & Schneider 1801. Also appeared in Bull. Sci. Nat. Ferussac, 1828, v. 8, p. 438 [ref. 26980]. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:9 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

nasus, Diplanchias Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810:17 [Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali e piante della Sicilia; ref. 3594] Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea. No types known. Also appeared in Rafinesque 1810:40 [ref. 3595] as Diplanchias mola. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:9 [ref. 35492], Parenti 2019:102 [ref. 37117]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

capensis, Pedalion Castelnau [F. L.] 1861:75 [Mémoire sur les poissons de l'Afrique australe; ref. 767] Table Bay, South Africa. No types known. Aledon capensis Castelnau 1861 was a new combination for Pedalion capensis described by Castelnau in the same paper, then put in the new genus Aledon at the end of the article. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:11 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

luna, Orthragus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810:17 [Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali e piante della Sicilia; ref. 3594] Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea. No types known. Also appeared in Rafinesque 1810:40 [ref. 3595]. Unneeded new name for Tetrodon mola Linnaeus 1758 (Nyegaard et al. 2017:8 [ref. 35492]). •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:114 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:8 [ref. 35492], Parenti 2019:103 [ref. 37117]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

blochii, Orthragoriscus Ranzani [C.] 1839:76, table [Novi Commentarii Academiae Scientiarum Instituti Bononiensis v. 3; ref. 3605] As "mari Oceano" [ocean sea]. No types known. Based on literature sources. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:10 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.

redi, Orthragoriscus Ranzani [C.] 1839:75, table [Novi Commentarii Academiae Scientiarum Instituti Bononiensis v. 3; ref. 3605] Mediterranean Sea. No types known. Based on literature source. •Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:115 [ref. 19546], Parenti 2003:3 [ref. 27311], Nyegaard et al. 2017:10 [ref. 35492]). Current status: Synonym of Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Habitat: marine.