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Species in the genus Oxyurichthys: [ 42 ] records


amabalis, Oxyurichthys Seale [A.] 1914:76, Pl. 2 (fig. 1) [The Philippine Journal of Science, Section D v. 9 (no. 1); ref. 14174] Market in Hong Kong. Holotype: BSMP 6432 (destroyed, seen by Koumans). Paratypes: BSPM 6411 (1), 6438 (1) 6453 (1) last 2 seen by Koumans, presumed destroyed. Type catalog: Koumans 1940:190 [ref. 2676]. •Valid as Oxyurichthys amabalis Seale 1914 -- (Zhu 1995:181 [ref. 25213]). •Synonym of Oxyurichthys auchenolepis Bleeker 1876 -- (Pezold & Larson 2015:5,18 [ref. 33894] but misspelled as amabilis). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys auchenolepis Bleeker 1876. Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Hong Kong (if valid). Habitat: marine.

andamanensis, Euctenogobius Day [F.] 1871:693 [17] [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1870 (pt 3); ref. 1078] Andaman Islands. Syntypes: (3) BMNH 1870.5.18.85 (2). Type catalog: Whitehead & Talwar 1976:161 [ref. 23762]. On p. 17 of separate. •Synonym of Oxyurichthys ophthalmonema (Bleeker 1856) -- (Kottelat 2013:415 [ref. 32989], Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 51 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys ophthalmonema (Bleeker 1856). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

andamanensis, Oxyurichthys tentacularis Mehta [R.] in Mehta, Mehta & Devi 1990:668, Fig. 1f [Environment and Ecology (Kalyani) v. 8 (no. 2); ref. 20215] Andaman Islands. No types known. •Synonym of Oxyurichthys tentacularis (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Kottelat 2013:416 [ref. 32989], Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 77 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys tentacularis (Valenciennes 1837). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

auchenolepis, Oxyurichthys Bleeker [P.] 1876:138 [Verslagen en Mededeelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen. Afdeeling Natuurkunde (Ser. 2) v. 9; ref. 449] Singapore. Lectotype: RMNH PISC 4506. Paralectotypes: RMNH PISC 35634 (1). Lectotype selected by Pezold & Larson 2015:22 [ref. 33894]. •Valid as Oxyurichthys auchenolepis Bleeker 1876 -- (Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:639 [ref. 25122], Larson & Murdy 2001:3601 [ref. 26293] dated 1867, Allen & Adrim 2003:59 [ref. 26830], Hoese & Larson 2006:1669 [ref. 29097], Larson et al. 2008:143 [ref. 29532], Larson et al. 2013:203 [ref. 32988], Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 18 [ref. 33894], Prokofiev 2016:648 [ref. 35020], Motomura et al. 2017:199 [ref. 35490], Shibukawa in Kimura et al. 2018:264 [ref. 36460], Psomadakis et al. 2020:549 [ref. 37272] as cf. auchenolepis, Nagae et al. 2022:19 [ref. 39597]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys auchenolepis Bleeker 1876. Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Western Pacific. Habitat: marine.

belosso, Gobius Bleeker [P.] 1854:316 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 7 (no. 2); ref. 16935] Tjiringin, Banten Province, Java, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 4543 (156 mm TL spec. of 6). •Synonym of Oxyurichthys papuensis (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Maugé 1986:379 [ref. 6218], Kottelat 2013:416 [ref. 32989], Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 57 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys papuensis (Valenciennes 1837). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

chinensis, Oxyurichthys Pezold [F. L.] & Larson [H. K.] 2015:22, Fig. 7 [Zootaxa 3988 (no. 1); ref. 33894] Sanya Bay, south coast Hainan Island, China, depth 18 meters. Holotype: NSMT-P 54835. Paratypes: NSMT-P. •Valid as Oxyurichthys chinensis Pezold & Larson 2015. Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys chinensis Pezold & Larson 2015. Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Hainan Island, China. Habitat: marine.

cornutus, Oxyurichthys McCulloch [A. R.] & Waite [E. R.] 1918:80, Pl. 8 (fig. 2) [Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) v. 1 (no. 1); ref. 15100] Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): SAMA F592. Type catalog: Koumans 1940:173 [ref. 2676]. •Valid as Oxyurichthys cornutus McCulloch & Waite 1918 -- (Larson & Murdy 2001:3601 [ref. 26293], Allen & Adrim 2003:59 [ref. 26830], Shibukawa et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:188 [ref. 27510], Randall 2005:543 [ref. 28239], Randall 2005:543 [ref. 28239], Hoese & Larson 2006:1669 [ref. 29097], Shao et al. 2008:262 [ref. 29952], Motomura et al. 2010:215 [ref. 31256], Fricke et al. 2014:169 [ref. 33932], Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 24 [ref. 33894], Zarei et al. 2022:372 [ref. 39576]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys cornutus McCulloch & Waite 1918. Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Indonesia and New Guinea, east to Fiji and Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

cristatus, Euctenogobius Day [F.] 1873:109 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1873 (pt 1) (art. 4) (for 21 Jan. 1873); ref. 14185] Mumbai and Madras, India. Syntypes: (numerous) AMS B.8198 (1); BMNH 1889.2.1.3398-3407 (11); MNHN A-0014 (1) Mumbai; NMW 76911 (1); ZMB 1910 (1); ZSI 75 (1), 190-191 (2), A.222 (1, lost). Type catalog: Whitehead & Talwar 1976:161 [ref. 23762], Bauchot et al. 1991:23 [ref. 19958], Ferraris et al. 2000:296 [ref. 25110]. Reasons for loss of ZSI type specimens during WWII see Chopra 1947:349-350 [ref. 33077]. •Synonym of Oxyurichthys microlepis (Bleeker 1849) -- (Maugé 1986:378 [ref. 6218], Ataur Rahman 2003:326 [ref. 31338], Kottelat 2013:415 [ref. 32989], Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 39 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys microlepis (Bleeker 1849). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

cristatus, Oxyurichthys Seale [A.] 1914:39 [The Philippine Journal of Science, Section D v. 9 (no. 1); ref. 14174] Holotype: add. •Synonym of Oxyurichthys microlepis (Bleeker 1849) -- (Larson & Pezold 2016:172 [ref. 34151]). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys microlepis (Bleeker 1849). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

guibei, Oxyurichthys Smith [J. L. B.] 1959:215, Fig. 33A [Ichthyological Bulletin, Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University No. 13; ref. 4122] Mauritius (erroneous, is Réunion, western Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean). Holotype: MNHN 0000-0988. Paratypes: (1). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1991:42 [ref. 19958]. •Valid as Oxyurichthys guibei Smith 1959 -- (Maugé 1986:378 [ref. 6218], Fricke 1999:517 [ref. 24106], Fricke et al. 2009:102 [ref. 30213]). •Synonym of Oxyurichthys lonchotus (Jenkins 1903) -- (Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 34 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys lonchotus (Jenkins 1903). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Southwestern Indian Ocean: Réunion (western Mascarenes endemic) (if valid). Habitat: marine.

heisei, Oxyurichthys Pezold [F. L.] 1998:687, Fig. 1 [Copeia 1998 (no. 3); ref. 23420] Northwest of Molokai, Hawaiian Islands, 21°14'N, 157°08'W, depth 124 meters. Holotype: BPBM 15473. Paratypes: BPBM 24084 (1), 24140 (1), 24145 (3), 24151 (2), 34513 (4); CAS 74809 (2); LISIP 1968466-67 (1, 1); NLU 64915 (2); USNM 342315 (4). •Valid as Oxyurichthys heisei Pezold 1998 -- (Greenfield & Randall 2004:532 [ref. 28175], Mundy 2005:478 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:407 [ref. 30952], Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 28 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys heisei Pezold 1998. Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Hawaiian Islands. Habitat: marine.

heterolepidotus, Synechogobius Koumans [F. P.] 1940:133 [Zoologische Mededeelingen (Leiden) v. 22; ref. 2676] Name mentioned with possible type (USNM 6292, probably from Japan), with, "I do not know who described Synechogobius heterolepidotus." Not treated as valid when mentioned by Koumans, therefore not available from Koumans 1940. •Unavailable -- (Pezold & Larson 2015:87 [ref. 33894]). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae.

keiensis, Gobius Smith [J. L. B.] 1938:319, Fig. 1 [Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa v. 26 (pt 4); ref. 17173] Great Kei River mouth, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 263 [ex AMG]. •Valid as Gobionellus keiensis (Smith 1938) -- (Maugé 1986:371 [ref. 6218]). •Valid as Oligolepis keiensis (Smith 1938) -- (Hoese 1986:796 [ref. 5670]). •Valid as Oxyurichthys keiensis (Smith 1938) -- (Pezold & Larson 2015:14 [ref. 33894], Fricke et al. 2018:336 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys keiensis (Smith 1938). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: South Africa to Madagascar and Seychelles. Habitat: brackish, marine.

lemayi, Gobiichthys Smith [J. L. B.] 1947:811 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 11) v. 13 (no. 108) (art. 77); ref. 4073] Machangulo flats, Delagoa Bay, Mozambique, western Indian Ocean. Syntypes: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 77 (2). •Valid as Oxyurichthys lemayi (Smith 1947) -- (Hoese 1986:797 [ref. 5670]). •Synonym of Oxyurichthys notonema (Weber 1909) -- (Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 44 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys notonema (Weber 1909). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean (if valid). Habitat: marine.

limophilus, Oxyurichthys Pezold [F. L.] & Larson [H. K.] 2015:31, Figs. 14-16 [Zootaxa 3988 (no. 1); ref. 33894] Mombasa Yacht Club, Kenya, depth 6-12 meters. Holotype: BPBM 27321. Paratypes: BPBM, USNM. Additional non-type material: ZUMT. •Valid as Oxyurichthys limophilus Pezold & Larson 2015. Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys limophilus Pezold & Larson 2015. Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Kenya (and possible Japan). Habitat: marine.

lonchotus, Gobionellus Jenkins [O. P.] 1903:503, Fig. 44 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 22 (1902); ref. 2341] Honolulu, Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands. Holotype: USNM 50698. Paratypes: (several) CAS-SU 23328 (14). Type catalog: Koumans 1940:132 [ref. 2676], Böhlke 1953:113 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Oxyurichthys lonchotus (Jenkins 1903) -- (Pezold 1998:693 [ref. 23420], Larson & Murdy 2001:3601 [ref. 26293], Myers & Donaldson 2003:642 [ref. 27495], Greenfield & Randall 2004:533 [ref. 28175], Mundy 2005:478 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:407 [ref. 30952], Allen & Erdmann 2012:983 [ref. 31980], Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 34 [ref. 33894], Arndt & Fricke 2019:17 [ref. 36883], Akaike et al. 2021:29 [ref. 38809]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys lonchotus (Jenkins 1903). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific. Habitat: marine.

longicauda, Gobius Steindachner [F.] 1893:151 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 30 (no. 14) (for 18 May 1893); ref. 20494] Swatow, China. Syntypes: NMW 29504 (3). Species illustrated and described in more detail in Steindachner 1893:232 [ref. 14536]. Not preoccupied by Gobius longicaudus Jenkins & Evermann 1889 (personal communication, David G. Smith, July 2015). •Synonym of Oxyurichthys microlepis (Bleeker 1849) -- (Wu in Pan et al. 1991:471 [ref. 23876], Kottelat 2013:415 [ref. 32989]). •Synonym of Oxyurichthys uronema (Weber 1909) -- (Pezold & Larson 2015:6, 81 [ref. 33894]). •Valid as Oxyurichthys longicauda (Steindachner 1893) -- (Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:639 [ref. 25122], Larson & Pezold 2016:171 [ref. 34151], Zarei et al. 2022:373 [ref. 39576]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys longicauda (Steindachner 1893). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Indonesia to Vietnam and southern China. Habitat: brackish, marine.

macrurus, Gobius Bleeker [P.] 1849:35 [Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen. v. 22 [6]; ref. 319] Near Jakarta, and Madura Straits near Surabaya and Kammal, Java, Indonesia. Syntypes: RMNH 6178 (some of 173). Appeared without distinguishing features in list in Bleeker 1849:5 [ref. 320]. Preoccupied by the fossil taxon Gobius macrurus Agassiz 1839, which was described by Agassiz 1839:v. 4, p. 203, Pl. 34 (figs. 3-4) [ref. 13390]. •Synonym of Oxyurichthys tentacularis (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Kottelat 2013:416 [ref. 32989], Pezold & Larson 2015:6, 77 [ref. 33894]). 1°Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys tentacularis (Valenciennes 1837). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

maculatus, Apocryptes Oshima [M.] 1926:21 [Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses v. 11 (no. 1); ref. 3314] Haiho, Hainan Island, China. Syntypes: (9, one described). •Valid as Parapocryptes maculatus (Oshima 1926) -- (Wu & Ni in Kuang et al. 1986:301 [ref. 26639], Kottelat 2013:417 [ref. 32989]). •Synonym of Oxyurichthys microlepis (Bleeker 1849) -- (Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 39 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys microlepis (Bleeker 1849). Gobiidae: Oxudercinae. Distribution: China (if valid). Habitat: brackish, marine.

microlepis, Gobius Bleeker [P.] 1849:35 [Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen. v. 22 [6]; ref. 319] Madura Straits near Surabaya and Sumanap, Java, Indonesia. Syntypes or holotype: RMNH 6179 (1 of 44). Appeared without distinguishing features in list in Bleeker 1849:5 [ref. 320]. •Valid as Oxyurichthys microlepis (Bleeker 1849) -- (Maugé 1986:378 [ref. 6218], Hoese 1986:797 [ref. 5670], Wu & Ni in Kuang et al. 1986:282 [ref. 26639], Ataur Rahman 1989:301 [ref. 24860], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:941 [ref. 20764], Wu in Pan et al. 1991:471 [ref. 23876], Rema Devi 1993:176 [ref. 24020], Kottelat et al. 1993:147 [ref. 23448], Rainboth 1996:206 [ref. 22772], Pezold 1998:694 [ref. 23420], Suzuki et al. 2000:2 [ref. 24535], Suzuki et al. 2000:2 [ref. 24582], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:639 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1259 [ref. 25182], Larson & Murdy 2001:3601 [ref. 26293], Nakabo 2002:1259 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:59 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S118 [ref. 27377], Ataur Rahman 2003:326 [ref. 31338], Hoese & Larson 2006:1669 [ref. 29097], Larson et al. 2008:143 [ref. 29532], Shibukawa 2009:281 [ref. 30449], Huang et al. 2014:109 [ref. 33161], Kottelat 2013:415 [ref. 32989], Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 6, 39 [ref. 33894], Shibukawa in Kimura et al. 2018:264 [ref. 36460], Suresh et al. 2018:286 [ref. 36495]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys microlepis (Bleeker 1849). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific. Habitat: brackish, marine.

mindanensis, Parapocryptes (Paeneapocryptes) Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1927:262, Pl. 20 (fig. 4) [Monographs, Bureau of Science Manila Monogr. 23; ref. 2104] Southern coast of Cotabato Province, Mindanao, Philippines. Holotype (unique): BSMP 13226 (destroyed, seen by Koumans). Type catalog: Koumans 1940:191 [ref. 2676]. •Valid as Oxyurichthys mindanensis (Herre 1927) -- (Suzuki et al. 2000:2 [ref. 24535], Suzuki et al. 2000:7 [ref. 24582], Nakabo 2000:1192 [ref. 25182], Nakabo 2002:1192 [ref. 26193]). •Synonym of Oxyurichthys notonema (Weber 1909) -- (Pezold & Larson 2015:6, 44 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys notonema (Weber 1909). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Northwestern North Pacific (if valid). Habitat: marine.

notonema, Gobius (Oxyurichthys) Weber [M.] 1909:154 [Notes from the Leyden Museum v. 31 (note 4); ref. 4600] Beach at Manado, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): ZMA 112905. Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:99 [ref. 19236]. •Valid as Oxyurichthys notonema (Weber 1909) -- (Larson & Murdy 2001:3601 [ref. 26293], Allen & Adrim 2003:59 [ref. 26830], Randall 2005:544 [ref. 28239], Allen & Erdmann 2012:984 [ref. 31980], Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 6, 44 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys notonema (Weber 1909). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Mozambique, Indonesia, Philippines and Society Islands. Habitat: marine.

nuchalis, Gobius (Oxyurichthys) Barnard [K. H.] 1927:72 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 20 (no. 115) (art. 8); ref. 193] Zululand coast, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean, depth 36-42 fathoms [66-77 meters]. Syntypes: BMNH 1927.12.6.52-53 [ex SAM] (2), 1930.1.14.8 [ex SAM] (1); SAM 17360 (11, now 2). Also appeared as new in Barnard 1927:824 [ref. 194]. •Synonym of Oxyurichthys microlepis (Bleeker 1849) -- (Maugé 1986:378 [ref. 6218], Hoese 1986:797 [ref. 5670]). •Valid as Oxyurichthys nuchalis (Barnard 1927) -- (Pezold & Larson 2015:6, 48 [ref. 33894], Fricke et al. 2018:336 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys nuchalis (Barnard 1927). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Southwestern Indian Ocean: South Africa and Madagascar. Habitat: brackish, marine.

oculomirus, Oxyurichthys Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1927:256 [Monographs, Bureau of Science Manila Monogr. 23; ref. 2104] Market at Cebu, Cebu Province, Philippines. Syntypes: BSMP 12010 and 26925-30 (7) destroyed, seen by Koumans. Additional material: BSMP (6) presumed destroyed. Type catalog: Koumans 1940:190 [ref. 2676]. Originally as oculo-mirus. •Synonym of Oxyurichthys papuensis (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Kottelat 2013:416 [ref. 32989] with question, Pezold & Larson 2015:6, 57 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys papuensis (Valenciennes 1837). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Habitat: marine.

omanensis, Oxyurichthys Zarei [F.], Al Jufaili [S. M.] & Esmaeili [H. R.] 2022:365, Figs. 2-6 [Zootaxa 5182 (no. 4); ref. 39576] Yeti (Yiti) mudflat/estuary at Yeti village, Muscat, Oman, 23°31'52"N, 58°39'51"E. Holotype: ZM-CBSU S105-19. Paratypes: ZM-CBSU S105 (11). Plus additional non-type material. •Valid as Oxyurichthys omanensis Zarei, Al Jufaili & Esmaeili 2022. Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys omanensis Zarei, Al Jufaili & Esmaeili 2022. Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Gulf of Oman: Muscat area, northern Oman. Habitat: brackish, marine.

ophthalmonema, Gobius Bleeker [P.] 1856:208 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 12 (no. 1); ref. 16861] Ternate, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 4542 (smallest of 6). •Synonym of Oxyurichthys tentacularis (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Rema Devi 1993:178 [ref. 24020]). •Valid as Oxyurichthys ophthalmonema (Bleeker 1856) -- (Akihito in Masuda et al. 1984:262 [ref. 6441], Hoese 1986:797 [ref. 5670], Wu & Ni in Kuang et al. 1986:280 [ref. 26639], Kawanabe & Mizuno 1989:573 [ref. 25598], Kottelat et al. 1993:147 [ref. 23448], Zhu 1995:181 [ref. 25213], Pezold 1998:693 [ref. 23420], Suzuki et al. 2000:3 [ref. 24535], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:639 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1191 [ref. 25182], Larson & Murdy 2001:3601 [ref. 26293], Sakai et al. 2001:113 [ref. 25693], Nakabo 2002:1191 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:59 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:642 [ref. 27495], Hoese & Larson 2006:1669 [ref. 29097], Shibukawa 2009:281 [ref. 30449], Larson & Buckle 2012:5, 22 [ref. 32272], Larson et al. 2013:203 [ref. 32988], Kottelat 2013:415 [ref. 32989], Fricke et al. 2014:169 [ref. 33932], Pezold & Larson 2015:6, 51 [ref. 33894], Fricke et al. 2018:336 [ref. 35805], Zarei et al. 2022:372 [ref. 39576]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys ophthalmonema (Bleeker 1856). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: South and East Africa, Red Sea, Madagascar and Réunion (western Mascarenes), India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines and east to Micronesia, north to Ryukyu Islands (Japan), south to Queensland (Australia). Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

ornatus, Oxyurichtys Fourmanoir [P.] & Crosnier [A.] 1964:21 [Cahiers O. R. S. T. O. M. (Office de la Recherche Scientifique et Technique Outre-Mer) Série Océanographie No. 6 (1963); ref. 5568] Nosy Be [Nossi-Bé] Island, Madagascar. Holotype (unique): IRSMNB (probably lost) (not at MNHN). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1991:60 [ref. 19958]. Correct spelling of genus is Oxyurichthys. •Synonym of Oxyurichthys or Amblyelotris -- (Pezold & Larson 2015:6 [ref. 33894]). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Habitat: marine.

papuensis, Gobius Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:106 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] New Guinea. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-1174. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1991:38 [ref. 19958]. See also Bilecenoglu et al. 2002:135 [ref. 26753]. •Valid as Oxyurichthys papuensis (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Kailola 1971:130 [ref. 39475], Goren 1979:49 [ref. 1852], Dor 1984:249 [ref. 29757], Miller in Whitehead et al. 1986:1066 [ref. 13677], Maugé 1986:379 [ref. 6218], Hoese 1986:797 [ref. 5670], Kottelat et al. 1993:147 [ref. 23448], Goren & Dor 1994:65 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:339 [ref. 22896], Zhu 1995:181 [ref. 25213], Carpenter et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23922], Golani 1998:97 [ref. 27567], Myers 1999:243 [ref. 23965], Suzuki et al. 2000:2 [ref. 24582], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:639 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1192 [ref. 25182], Larson & Murdy 2001:3601 [ref. 26293], Nakabo 2002:1192 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:59 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S118 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:642 [ref. 27495], Shibukawa et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:188 [ref. 27510], Mishra & Krishnan 2003:43 [ref. 27712], Randall 2005:544 [ref. 28239], Larson et al. 2008:143 [ref. 29532], Shibukawa 2009:282 [ref. 30449], Allen & Erdmann 2012:984 [ref. 31980], Kottelat 2013:416 [ref. 32989], Pezold & Larson 2015:6, 57 [ref. 33894], Prokofiev 2016:648 [ref. 35020], Fricke et al. 2018:336 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36273], Eagderi et al. 2019:65 [ref. 37020], Habib & Islam 2020:Supplementary table p. 14 [ref. 38321]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys papuensis (Valenciennes 1837). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, South Africa, Persian Gulf and Madagascar east to Philippines and Society Islands (French Polynesia), north to southern Japan, south to New Caledonia. Former Red Sea records are now assigned to O. petersii (Klunzinger 1871). Habitat: brackish, marine.

paulae, Oxyurichthys Pezold [F. L.] 1998:689, Fig. 3 [Copeia 1998 (no. 3); ref. 23420] Off Cochin, India, depth 34-38 meters. Holotype: BPBM 27556. Paratypes: BPBM 34516 (3), CAS 74810 [ex BPBM 27556] (2), USNM 346922 [ex BPBM 34516] (2). •Valid as Oxyurichthys paulae Pezold 1998 -- (Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S118 [ref. 27377], Pezold & Larson 2015:6, 62 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys paulae Pezold 1998. Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Northern Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

petersenii, Gobius Steindachner [F.] 1893:151 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 30 (no. 14) (for 18 May 1893); ref. 20494] Swatow, China. Holotype (unique): NMW 30609. Species described in more detail in Steindachner 1893:234 [ref. 14536]. •Valid as Oxyurichthys petersenii (Steindachner 1893) -- (Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:639 [ref. 25122]). •Synonym of Oxyurichthys auchenolepis Bleeker 1876 -- (Pezold & Larson 2015:6, 18 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys auchenolepis Bleeker 1876. Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: China (if valid). Habitat: marine.

petersii, Apocryptes (Gobiichthys) Klunzinger [C. B.] 1871:480 [Verhandlungen der K.-K. zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien v. 21; ref. 2622] Al-Qusair, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt, Red Sea. Syntypes: SMNS 1753 (1). Type catalog: Fricke 1992:10 [ref. 20296], Fricke 2005:39 [ref. 29864]. •Synonym of Oxyurichthys papuensis (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Goren 1979:49 [ref. 1852], Dor 1984:249 [ref. 29757], Maugé 1986:379 [ref. 6218]). •Valid as Oxyurichthys petersii (Klunzinger 1871) -- (Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:135 [ref. 26753] as petersi, Golani 2005:57 [ref. 37112] as petersi, Fricke et al. 2007:106 [ref. 29533] as petersi, Kovačić & Patzner 2011:187 [ref. 31737] as petersi, Bogorodsky et al. 2014:429 [ref. 33460], Pezold & Larson 2015:6, 65 [ref. 33894], DiBattista et al. 2015:20 [ref. 35706] as petersi, Bogorodsky & Randall 2018:[6] 244 [ref. 36492], Golani & Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36273], Bariche & Fricke 2020:128 [ref. 37515], Habib & Islam 2020:Supplementary table p. 14 [ref. 38321] misidentified, Kovačić 2020:78 [ref. 37932], Golani 2021:76 [ref. 38303], Kovačić et al. 2021:42 [ref. 39014], Kovačić et al. 2022: 71 [ref. 39303]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys petersii (Klunzinger 1871). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Red Sea; northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden; Mediterranean Sea (Red Sea immigrant). Habitat: brackish, marine.

rapa, Oxyurichthys Pezold [F. L.] & Larson [H. K.] 2015:68, Figs. 41-43 [Zootaxa 3988 (no. 1); ref. 33894] Mouth of River Eke, upper end of Haurei Bay, Rapa, French Polynesia, depth 0-0.5 meters. Holotype: USNM 378363. Paratypes: MNHN, USNM. •Valid as Oxyurichthys rapa Pezold & Larson 2015 -- (Larson & Pezold 2016:171 [ref. 34151]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys rapa Pezold & Larson 2015. Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Rapa, French Polynesia. Habitat: marine.

rumbia, Oxyurichthys Popta [C. M. L.] 1922:30 [Zoologische Mededeelingen (Leiden) v. 7 (art. 2); ref. 3550] Rumbia, Sunda Islands, southeastern Sulawesi, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): SMF 6578. •Synonym of Oxyurichthys tentacularis (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Kottelat 2013:416 [ref. 32989], Miesen et al. 2016:94 [ref. 34492]). •Synonym of Oxyurichthys cornutus McCulloch & Waite 1918 -- (Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 24 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys cornutus McCulloch & Waite 1918. Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

saru, Oxyurichthys Tomiyama [I.] 1936:78, Fig. 29 [Japanese Journal of Zoology v. 7 (no. 1) (art. 5); ref. 4413] Shizuura, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Holotype: ZUMT 30522. Paratypes: ZUMT 30523(1). •Synonym of Oxyurichthys auchenolepis Bleeker 1876 -- (Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 18 [ref. 33894]). •Valid as Oxyurichthys saru Tomiyama 1936 -- (Akihito in Masuda et al. 1984:262 [ref. 6441], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:564 [ref. 27969], Suzuki et al. 2000:2 [ref. 24535], Suzuki et al. 2000:4 [ref. 24582], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:639 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1193 [ref. 25182], Nakabo 2002:1193 [ref. 26193], Nagae et al. 2022:21 [ref. 39597]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys saru Tomiyama 1936. Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Northwestern Pacific: Japan. Habitat: marine.

stigmalophius, Gobionellus Mead [G. W.] & Böhlke [J. E.] 1958:286, Fig. 1 [Copeia 1958 (no. 4); ref. 12089] Western tip of Green Cay, Bahamas, 24°02'25"N, 77°11'00"W, about 5 feet. Holotype: ANSP 81233. Paratypes: ANSP 81855 (1), USNM 159590 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:110 [ref. 13621]. •Valid as Gobionellus stigmalophius Mead & Böhlke 1958 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:247 [ref. 23100]). •Valid as Oxyurichthys stigmalophius (Mead & Böhlke 1958) -- (Pezold 1998:693 [ref. 23420], Murdy & Hoese 2003:1795 [ref. 27111], Smith et al. 2003:64 [ref. 27621] with authors as Meade & Böhlke, Pezold 2004:273 [ref. 27685], Nelson et al. 2004:173 [ref. 27807], Dennis et al. 2004:83 [ref. 31601], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:723 [ref. 28815], Van Tassell 2011:145 [ref. 31732], Page et al. 2013:178 [ref. 32708], Pezold & Larson 2015:6, 71 [ref. 33894], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2020:171 [ref. 37680], Robertson et al. 2022:86 [ref. 39353]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys stigmalophius (Mead & Böhlke 1958). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.

takagi, Oxyurichthys Pezold [F. L.] 1998:691, Fig. 4 [Copeia 1998 (no. 3); ref. 23420] Madali District, Koror Island, Belau [= Palau], 7°20'13"N, 134°28'22"E. Holotype: CAS 74814. Paratypes: BPBM 34511 [ex CAS 51047] (4); CAS 51047 (53), 51050 (7), 51059 (4); LIAIP [ex CAS 51047] 1957007-10 (1, 1, 1, 1); NLU 64913 [ex CAS 51047] (4); USNM 346921 [ex CAS 51047] (10). •Valid as Oxyurichthys takagi Pezold 1998 -- (Larson & Murdy 2001:3601 [ref. 26293], Pezold & Larson 2015:6, 74 [ref. 33894], Fricke et al. 2018:336 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys takagi Pezold 1998. Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Comoros, Madagascar and Mauritius (Mascarenes) east to Palau and Fiji. Habitat: brackish, marine.

talwari, Oxyurichthys Mehta [R.], Rema Devi [K.] & Mehta [H. S.] 1989:23, Fig. 1 [Journal of the Andaman Science Association v. 5 (no. 1); ref. 27709] Port Mount, South Andaman Island, Andaman Islands. See Das 2003:373 [ref. 27706]. •Valid as Oxyurichthys talwari Mehta, Rema Devi & Mehta 1989. •Valid as Oligolepis talwari (Mehta, Rema Devi & Mehta 1989) -- (Menon & Rema Devi 1991:464 [ref. 20061]). •Synonym of Oxyurichthys ophthalmonema (Bleeker 1856) -- (Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 52 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys ophthalmonema (Bleeker 1856). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Habitat: marine.

tentacularis, Gobius Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:128 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] Java, Indonesia. Syntypes: MNHN A-1123 (2), A-1136 (2); RMNH 1916 (4), ?6188 (many). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1991:40 [ref. 19958]. •Valid as Oxyurichthys tentacularis (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Maugé 1986:379 [ref. 6218], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:942 [ref. 20764], Rema Devi 1993:177 [ref. 24020], Kottelat et al. 1993:147 [ref. 23448], Rainboth 1996:206 [ref. 22772], Reinthal & Stiassny 1997:354 [ref. 22780], Pezold 1998:693 [ref. 23420], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:639 [ref. 25122], Bijukumar & Sushama 2000:187 [ref. 25703], Larson & Murdy 2001:3601 [ref. 26293], Allen & Adrim 2003:59 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S118 [ref. 27377], Kottelat 2013:416 [ref. 32989], Pezold & Larson 2015:6, 77 [ref. 33894], Miesen et al. 2016:94 [ref. 34492], Prokofiev 2016:648 [ref. 35020]). Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys tentacularis (Valenciennes 1837). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

uronema, Gobius (Oxyurichthys) Weber [M.] 1909:153 [Notes from the Leyden Museum v. 31 (note 4); ref. 4600] Bima Bay, Sumbawa Island, Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia, depth 55 meters. Syntypes: ZMA 111336 (2). Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:101 [ref. 19236]. •Valid as Oxyurichthys uronema (Weber 1909) -- (Pezold 1998:693 [ref. 23420], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:639 [ref. 25122], Larson & Murdy 2001:3601 [ref. 26293], Allen & Adrim 2003:59 [ref. 26830], Hoese & Larson 2006:1670 [ref. 29097], Larson et al. 2008:143 [ref. 29532], Larson et al. 2013:203 [ref. 32988], Kottelat 2013:415 [ref. 32989], Pezold & Larson 2015:6, 81 [ref. 33894], Shibukawa in Kimura et al. 2018:265 [ref. 36460]). •Synonym of Oxyurichthys longicauda (Steindachner 1893) -- (Larson & Pezold 2016:171 [ref. 34151]). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys longicauda (Steindachner 1893). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

viridis, Oxyurichthys Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1927:260 [Monographs, Bureau of Science Manila Monogr. 23; ref. 2104] Manila Market, Philippines. Syntypes: BSMP 12011 and 12111-113 (4) destroyed, seen by Koumans. Additional material: BSMP (18) presumed destroyed. Type catalog: Koumans 1940:191 [ref. 2676]. Habitat unsure. Question whether additional material are syntypes. •Valid as Oxyurichthys viridis Herre 1927 -- (Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:639 [ref. 25122], Kottelat 2013:416 [ref. 32989]). •Synonym of Oxyurichthys ophthalmonema (Bleeker 1856) -- (Pezold & Larson 2015: 5, 51 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys ophthalmonema (Bleeker 1856). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Philippines (if valid).

visayanus, Oxyurichthys Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1927:254 [Monographs, Bureau of Science Manila Monogr. 23; ref. 2104] Cebu Island, Philippines. Syntypes: BSMP 12405 and 26096-106 (12) destroyed, seen by Koumans. Type catalog: Koumans 1940:190 [ref. 2676]. Distribution in freshwater cited by Kottelat (2013). •Valid as Oxyurichthys visayanus Herre 1927 -- (Akihito in Masuda et al. 1984:263 [ref. 6441], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:564 [ref. 27969], Suzuki et al. 2000:2 [ref. 24535], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:639 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1193 [ref. 25182], Sakai et al. 2001:113 [ref. 25693], Nakabo 2002:1193 [ref. 26193], Kottelat 2013:416 [ref. 32989], Koeda et al. 2016:93 [ref. 35333]). •Synonym of Oxyurichthys lonchotus (Jenkins 1903) -- (Pezold & Larson 2015:5, 34 [ref. 33894]). Current status: Synonym of Oxyurichthys lonchotus (Jenkins 1903). Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Philippines, Malaysia and southern Japan (if valid). Habitat: brackish.

zeta, Oxyurichthys Pezold [F. L.] & Larson [H. K.] 2015:84, Figs. 55-57 [Zootaxa 3988 (no. 1); ref. 33894] Shikoku, Ehime Prefecture, Morode, Japan, depth 7 meters. Holotype: NSMT-P 120172. Paratype: WAM. •Valid as Oxyurichthys zeta Pezold & Larson 2015. Current status: Valid as Oxyurichthys zeta Pezold & Larson 2015. Gobiidae: Gobionellinae. Distribution: Japan, Palau, Bali, Flores, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. Habitat: marine.


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