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Species in the genus Ptereleotris: [ 32 ] records


andamensis, Ptereleotris Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1939:345 [Records of the Indian Museum (Calcutta) v. 41 (pt 4); ref. 2127] Curlew Island, Stewart Sound, North Andaman Islands. Holotype: ZSI (whereabouts unknown). Paratypes: (3) CAS-SU 37166 (2), ZSI F4810/2 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:107 [ref. 12291]. •Synonym of Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker 1856) -- (Randall & Hoese 1985:22 [ref. 5197]). Current status: Synonym of Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker 1856). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Habitat: marine.

arabica, Ptereleotris Randall [J. E.] & Hoese [D. F.] 1985:(7) 8, Pl. 1 (fig. A); Fig. 1 [Indo-Pacific Fishes No. 7; ref. 5197] Off desalination plant, Eilat, Israel, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea, depth 15 meters. Holotype: BPBM 18288. Paratypes: AMS I.25403-001 (1); BPBM 21495 (1), 30659-60 (2, 3); USNM 258653 (1). •Valid as Ptereleotris arabica Randall & Hoese 1985 -- (Goren & Dor 1994:67 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:347 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:216 [ref. 23922], Randall & Shen 2002:492 [ref. 26738] as arabicus, Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S120 [ref. 27377], Shibukawa 2009:292 [ref. 30449], Golani & Fricke 2018:164 [ref. 36273], Eagderi et al. 2019:84 [ref. 37020], Zajonz et al. 2019:97 [ref. 36871] as cf. arabica, Kodeeswaran & Praveenraj 2020:428 [ref. 37850], Larson 2022:195 [ref. 39971], Bogorodsky & Goren 2023:30 [ref. 40247]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris arabica Randall & Hoese 1985. Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Red Sea; Indian Ocean: Persian Gulf, Seychelles, Maldives, and Andaman Sea. Habitat: marine.

bockensis, Gracileotris Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1953:190 [Philippine Journal of Science v. 82 (no. 2); ref. 2144] Bock Island, Rongeril Atoll, western Pacific. Holotype: apparently lost. Paratypes: (6) USNM 202545 [ex UW 8434] (1). •Synonym of Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker 1856) -- (Randall & Hoese 1985:22 [ref. 5197]). Current status: Synonym of Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker 1856). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Habitat: marine.

brachyptera, Ptereleotris Randall [J. E.] & Suzuki [T.] 2008:91, Figs. 1-2 [aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology v. 14 (no.2); ref. 29664] Ngargol Island, northwest side, Palau, depth 24 meters. Holotype: BPBM 31426. Paratypes: AMS I.44580-001 (1); BMNH 2007.12.20.1 (1); BPBM 31346 (1), 39685 (1), 40878 (1); NSMT P 79375 (1); ROM 81231 (1); USNM 392607 (1). •Valid as Ptereleotris brachyptera Randall & Suzuki 2008 -- (Allen & Erdmann 2012:998 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris brachyptera Randall & Suzuki 2008. Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Brunei, Palau and Marshall Islands. Habitat: marine.

caeruleomarginata, Ptereleotris Allen [G. R.] & Erdmann [M. V.] 2012:1190, Figs. 1-3 [Reef fishes of the East Indies.; ref. 31980] Havelock Island, 12°03.297'N, 92°57.2525'E, Andaman Islands, depth 45 meters. Holotype (unique): WAM P.33246-004. •Valid as Ptereleotris caeruleomarginata Allen & Erdmann 2012. Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris caeruleomarginata Allen & Erdmann 2012. Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Andaman Islands. Habitat: marine.

calliurus, Ioglossus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] (ex Bean) 1882:297 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 5 (no. 282); ref. 2472] Pensacola, Florida, U.S.A. (stomach contents). Syntypes: USNM 30198 (1), 30797 (2). Appeared first as name only in Goode & Bean 1882:236 [ref. 20598], then as above. Appeared later as Bean in Goode & Bean 1882:419 [ref. 1840]; specimens used in 1882:419 are USNM 30198 (1) and 30797 (2). •Valid as Ioglossus calliurus Jordan & Gilbert 1882 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:248 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:165 [ref. 23239]). •Valid as Ptereleotris calliura (Jordan & Gilbert 1882) -- (Schwartz 1999:289 [ref. 25307], Gasparini et al. 2001:110 [ref. 25302] as calliurus, Bussing 2001:138 [ref. 26033] as calliurus, Murdy & Hoese 2003:1794 [ref. 27111] as calliurus, Ross & Rhode 2004:315 [ref. 27789] as calliurus Bean 1882, Nelson et al. 2004:174 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:726 [ref. 28815], Van Tassell 2011:147 [ref. 31732], Page et al. 2013:179 [ref. 32708], Robertson et al. 2016:148 [ref. 34961], Page et al. 2023:125 [ref. 40505]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris calliura (Jordan & Gilbert 1882). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

carinata, Ptereleotris Bussing [W. A.] 2001:134 [Revista de Biología Tropical v. 49 (Suppl. 1); ref. 26033] Isla San José, Perlas Islands, Panama, 08°14'N, 79°02'W, depth 12-15 meters. Holotype: USNM 322699. Paratypes: SIO 65-290-58 (3); UCR 2269-1 (2), 2400-1 (1); USNM 322701 (2), 356855 (9). Type catalog: Angulo et al. 2015:382 [ref. 35212]. •Valid as Ptereleotris carinata Bussing 2001 -- (Nelson et al. 2004:174 [ref. 27807], Van Tassell 2011:147 [ref. 31732], Page et al. 2013:179 [ref. 32708], Love et al. 2021:207 [ref. 39279], Page et al. 2023:125 [ref. 40505]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris carinata Bussing 2001. Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: southern tip of Baja California Sur (Mexico) south to Colombia, including Gulf of California (Mexico). Habitat: marine.

crossogenion, Ptereleotris Randall [J. E.] & Suzuki [T.] 2008:94, Fig. 3 [aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology v. 14 (no.2); ref. 29664] Patch reef in lagoon east of Nagada Harbor, 5°09'44"S, 145°49'08"E, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea, depth 27 meters. Holotype (unique): BPBM 32556. •Valid as Ptereleotris crossogenion Randall & Suzuki 2008 -- (Allen & Erdmann 2012:999 [ref. 31980]), Fricke et al. 2014:178 [ref. 33932]. Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris crossogenion Randall & Suzuki 2008. Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Papua New Guinea. Habitat: marine.

cyanops, Ptereleotris Kodeeswaran [P.] & Praveenraj [J.] 2020:424, Figs. 1-4 [Zootaxa 4861 (no. 3); ref. 37850] Royapuram Fishing Harbour, Chennai Coast, Tamil Nadu, India, 13°07'24.49"N, 80°17'52.20"E. Holotype: NBFGR GOBPCYA. Paratypes: CIARI MF-06 (1), NBFGR GOBPCYA.1-3 (3). •Valid as Ptereleotris cyanops Kodeeswaran & Praveenraj 2020. Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris cyanops Kodeeswaran & Praveenraj 2020. Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Chennai Coast, Bay of Bengal, eastern Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

dispersus, Ptereleotris Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1927:83, Pl. 6 (fig. 3) [Monographs, Bureau of Science Manila Monogr. 23; ref. 2104] Santo Domingo de Basco, Batan Island, Philippines. Holotype: BSMP (presumed destroyed). Paratypes: BSMP (1) presumed destroyed. •Synonym of Ptereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs 1925) -- (Randall & Hoese 1985:11 [ref. 5197]). Current status: Synonym of Ptereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs 1925). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Habitat: marine.

elongata, Eleotris Alleyne [H. G.] & Macleay [W.] 1877:334, Pl. 13 (fig. 1) [Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales v. 1 (pts 3-4); ref. 101] Erub [= Darnley] Island, 9°35'S, 143°46'E, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): AMS I.16383-001 [ex MAMU F962]. Type catalog: Koumans 1940:158 [ref. 2676], Stanbury 1969:208 [ref. 19518]. •Synonym of Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker 1856) -- (Randall & Hoese 1985:22 [ref. 5197], Hoese 2006:1709 [ref. 28998]). Current status: Synonym of Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker 1856). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Habitat: marine.

evides, Encaeura Jordan [D. S.] & Hubbs [C. L.] 1925:303, Pl. 11 (fig. 2) [Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 10 (no. 2); ref. 2486] Wakanoura, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, Inland Sea. Holotype: FMNH 58821 [ex CM 7931]. Paratypes: CAS-SU 23551 (1). Type catalog: Henn 1928:96 [ref. 12305], Böhlke 1953:106 [ref. 12291], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:34 [ref. 12367]. •Valid as Ptereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs 1925) -- (Dor 1984:249 [ref. 29757], Shen & Lin 1984:18 [ref. 13822], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:245 [ref. 6441], Randall & Hoese 1985:11 [ref. 5197], Hoese 1986:802 [ref. 5670], Randall et al. 1990:416 [ref. 15987], Randall & Goren 1993:27 [ref. 21131], Kuiter 1993:364 [ref. 23929], Francis 1993:167 [ref. 25479], Goren & Dor 1994:67 [ref. 25356], Allen 1997:220 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:362 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:416 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:264 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:526 [ref. 24106], Randall 1999:27 [ref. 25829], Allen 2000:93 [ref. 37268], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:641 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1267 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:421 [ref. 25191], Allen 2000:122 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:44 [ref. 25847], Larson 2001:3608 [ref. 26296], Nakabo 2002:1267 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:61 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S120 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:646 [ref. 27495], Lobel & Lobel 2004:76 [ref. 27576], Randall et al. 2004:29 [ref. 27624], Adrim et al. 2004:126 [ref. 27715], Heemstra et al. 2004:3330 [ref. 27945], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:397 [ref. 28072], Randall 2005:566 [ref. 28239], Hoese 2006:1708 [ref. 28998], Fricke et al. 2009:104 [ref. 30213], Shibukawa 2009:293 [ref. 30449], Motomura et al. 2010:224 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:999 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2013:270 [ref. 32706], Fricke et al. 2014:178 [ref. 33932], Koeda et al. 2016:96 [ref. 35333], Fricke et al. 2018:346 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:164 [ref. 36273], Dalleau-Coudert et al. 2019:125 [ref. 40104], Fricke et al. 2019:294 [ref. 36673], Hoschke et al. 2019:160 [ref. 36626], Zajonz et al. 2019:97 [ref. 36871], Fujiwara et al. 2020:38 [ref. 38631], Sonoyama et al. 2020:109 [ref. 37637], Larson 2022:195 [ref. 39971], Bogorodsky & Goren 2023:30 [ref. 40247], Sato et al. 2023:11 [ref. 40949]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs 1925). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Red Sea; Indo-West Pacific: South Africa, East Africa, Socotra (Yemen), Madagascar, Seychelles and western Mascarenes (La Réunion, Mauritius) east to Wake Atoll and Oeno (Pitcairn Group), north to central Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to Rottnest Island (Western Australia), Sydney (New South Wales, Australia), New Caledonia, Lord Howe Island and Rapa. Habitat: marine.

grammica, Ptereleotris Randall [J. E.] & Lubbock [R.] 1982:41, Figs. 1-3 [Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 9 (no. 2); ref. 8427] Sesoko Island, Okinawa Island, Ryukyu Islands, Japan, depth 42 meters. Holotype: BPBM 21159. Paratypes: AMS I.22622-002 (2); BMNH 1981.7.29.1 (1), 1982.1.26.1-2 (2), 1982.1.26.3 (1); NSMT-P 21080 (1). •Valid as Ptereleotris grammica Randall & Lubbock 1982 -- (Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:246 [ref. 6441], Randall & Hoese 1985:13 [ref. 5197], Randall et al. 1990:416 [ref. 15987], Randall et al. 1997:416 [ref. 25919], Anderson et al. 1998:28 [ref. 23611], Myers 1999:264 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:526 [ref. 24106], Larson 2001:3608 [ref. 26296], Allen & Adrim 2003:61 [ref. 26830], Allen & Erdmann 2012:999 [ref. 31980]). •Valid as Ptereleotris grammica Randall & Lubbock 1982, subspecies grammica Randall & Lubbock 1982 -- (Nakabo 2000:1267 [ref. 25182], Nakabo 2002:1267 [ref. 26193], Hoese 2006:1708 [ref. 28998], Randall & Suzuki 2008:100 [ref. 29664], Motomura et al. 2010:224 [ref. 31256], Sato et al. 2023:19 [ref. 40019]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris grammica Randall & Lubbock 1982. Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Philippines east to Palau and Solomon Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Queensland (Australia). Habitat: marine.

hanae, Vireosa Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901:38, Fig. 1 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 24 (no. 1244); ref. 2509] Off Misaki, Japan. Holotype (unique): CAS-SU 6444. Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:107 [ref. 12291]. Type information: Koumans 1940:140 [ref. 2676]. •Valid as Vireosa hanae Jordan & Snyder 1901 -- (Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:341 [ref. 7348], Yanagisawa 1978:316 [ref. 7028]). •Valid as Ptereleotris hanae (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:246 [ref. 6441], Randall & Hoese 1985:14 [ref. 5197], Allen & Swainston 1988:136 [ref. 25477], Randall et al. 1990:416 [ref. 15987], Kuiter 1993:363 [ref. 23929], Allen 1997:218 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:416 [ref. 25919], Anderson et al. 1998:28 [ref. 23611], see Myers 1999:264 [ref. 23965], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:641 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1266 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:421 [ref. 25191], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:254 [ref. 25480], Allen 2000:122 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:44 [ref. 25847], Larson 2001:3608 [ref. 26296], Randall et al. 2002:163 [ref. 26192], Nakabo 2002:1266 [ref. 26193], Choi et al. 2003:399, 667 [ref. 26218], Allen & Adrim 2003:61 [ref. 26830], Randall et al. 2004:29 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:566 [ref. 28239], Hoese 2006:1709 [ref. 28998], Randall & Suzuki 2008:94 [ref. 29664], Motomura et al. 2010:224 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1000 [ref. 31980], Matsui et al. 2014:12 [ref. 33344], Hoschke et al. 2019:160 [ref. 36626], Kim et al. 2020:175 [ref. 39118], Sonoyama et al. 2020:109 [ref. 37637], Kodeeswaran & Praveenraj 2020:426 [ref. 37850]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris hanae (Jordan & Snyder 1901). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean, western Pacific: Indonesia east to Samoa, north to southern Korea and Japan, south to Rottnest Island (Western Australia) and Sydney (New South Wales, Australia). Habitat: marine.

helenae, Ioglossus Randall [J. E.] 1968:108, Figs. 1-2 [Ichthyologica, the Aquarium Journal v. 39 (nos 3-4) (for July-Dec. 1967); ref. 7989] Negro Reef, 5 miles southwest of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, West Indies, depth 45 feet. Holotype: USNM 201411. Paratypes: ANSP 103305 (1), 103617 (3); BMNH 1966.9.22.1-3 (3); LACM 6992-1 (3); MNHN 1966-0738 (2); SIO 66-264 (2); CAS-SU 63564-65 (1, 2); UF 13369 (1), 13370 (3), 206055 [ex UMML 6055] (1), 206231 [ex UMML 6231] (1), 209155 [ex UMML 9155] (2), ?222893 [ex UMML 22893] (1); UPR 2143 (2), 2391 (2); USNM 201412 (1). Type catalog: Gilbert 1974:112 [ref. 21035], Böhlke 1984:107 [ref. 13621], Bauchot et al. 1991:46 [ref. 19958]. •Valid as Ptereleotris helenae (Randall 1968) -- (Gasparini et al. 2001:110 [ref. 25302], Bussing 2001:138 [ref. 26033], Collette et al. 2003:124 [ref. 26784] dated 1967, Murdy & Hoese 2003:1794 [ref. 27111], Smith et al. 2003:66 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:174 [ref. 27807], Van Tassell 2011:147 [ref. 31732], Page et al. 2013:179 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:81 [ref. 33341], Robertson et al. 2020:155 [ref. 38098], Hoff et al. 2023:7 [ref. 40463], Martínez-Servín et al. 2023:113 [ref. 40726], Page et al. 2023:125 [ref. 40505]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris helenae (Randall 1968). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: including Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.

heteropterus, Eleotris Bleeker [P.] 1855:422 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 9 (no. 3); ref. 16849] Rivers, Bandjarmasin, Borneo [Barito and Martapura River estuary, Kalimantan Selatan, Indonesia, Java Sea, eastern Indian Ocean]. Holotype (unique): RMNH 4680. Kottelat (2013) questions the collection in a river. •Valid as Ptereleotris heteroptera (Bleeker 1855) -- (Shen & Lin 1984:18 [ref. 13822], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:246 [ref. 6441], Randall & Hoese 1985:16 [ref. 5197], Hoese 1986:802 [ref. 5670], Randall et al. 1990:417 [ref. 15987], Randall & Goren 1993:27 [ref. 21131], Kuiter 1993:365 [ref. 23929], Goren & Dor 1994:67 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:348 [ref. 22896], Allen 1997:220 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:362 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:417 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:264 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:527 [ref. 24106], Johnson 1999:750 [ref. 25471], Allen 2000:93 [ref. 37268] as heteropterus, Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:641 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1267 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:421 [ref. 25191], Randall & Earle 2000:20 [ref. 25806], Allen 2000:122 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:44 [ref. 25847], Larson 2001:3608 [ref. 26296], Nakabo 2002:1267 [ref. 26193], Randall & Shen 2002:492 [ref. 26738], Allen & Adrim 2003:61 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S120 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:646 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:29 [ref. 27624], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:265 [ref. 28072], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:398 [ref. 28072], Randall 2005:566 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:483 [ref. 28379], Hoese 2006:1709 [ref. 28998], Randall 2007:410 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:104 [ref. 30213], Motomura et al. 2010:224 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1000 [ref. 31980], Kottelat 2013:436 [ref. 32989], Fricke et al. 2014:178 [ref. 33932], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:8 [ref. 33988], Koeda et al. 2016:97 [ref. 35333], Golani & Fricke 2018:164 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:294 [ref. 36673], Zajonz et al. 2019:97 [ref. 36871], Fujiwara et al. 2020:38 [ref. 38631], Durville et al. 2021:314 [ref. 38802], Wada et al. 2021:50 [ref. 38521], Larson 2022:195 [ref. 39971], Bogorodsky & Goren 2023:30 [ref. 40247], Sato et al. 2023:12 [ref. 40949]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris heteroptera (Bleeker 1855). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Red Sea; Indo-West Pacific: Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), East Africa, Socotra (Yemen), Seychelles and western Mascarenes (La Réunion, Mauritius) east to Hawaiian Islands (U.S.A.), Marquesas Islands and Society Islands (French Polynesia), north to Kagoshima Prefecture (southern Japan) and Ogasawara Islands (Japan), south to New South Wales (Australia), New Caledonia and Tonga. Habitat: marine.

itomanensis, Ptereleotris microlepis Aoyagi [H.] 1949:228 [Dobutsugaku Zasshi = Zoological Magazine Tokyo v. 58 (no. 12); ref. 21780] Itoman, Okinawa Island, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Holotype (unique): not at YCM, apparently lost. Type information: Hayashi 1995:7 [ref. 22717]. Spelled itomanesnsis in main heading (p. 228) and itomaensis in summary on p. 230; named for type locality Itoman, and correct spelling would be itomanensis; we regard both spellings in the original as misspellings. •Synonym of Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker 1856) -- (Randall & Hoese 1985:22 [ref. 5197]). Current status: Synonym of Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker 1856). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Habitat: marine.

kallista, Ptereleotris Randall [J. E.] & Suzuki [T.] 2008:96, Figs. 4-5 [aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology v. 14 (no.2); ref. 29664] From aquarium fish supplies in Manila, Luzon, Philippines. Holotype: BPBM 40881. Paratypes: NSMT P 79557 (1). •Valid as Ptereleotris kallista Randall & Suzuki 2008 -- (Allen & Erdmann 2012:1000 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris kallista Randall & Suzuki 2008. Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Philippines. Habitat: marine.

letholepis, Ptereleotris Clark [H. W.] 1938:182 [Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 4) v. 22 (no. 7); ref. 12316] Hau Island, Tuamotu Archipelago. Holotype: CAS 5529. Paratypes: CAS 5530-31 (1, 1). •Synonym of Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker 1856) -- (Randall & Hoese 1985:22 [ref. 5197]). Current status: Synonym of Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker 1856). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Habitat: marine.

lineopinnis, Laccoeleotris Fowler [H. W.] 1935:403, Fig. 35 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 87; ref. 1421] Off Umzumbi, South Africa, depth 50 fathoms depth (stomach content). Holotype (unique): ANSP 63932. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:107 [ref. 13621]. •Valid as Ptereleotris lineopinnis (Fowler 1935) -- (Randall & Hoese 1985:17 [ref. 5197], Hoese 1986:802 [ref. 5670], Myers & Donaldson 2003:646 [ref. 27495], Larson 2022:196 [ref. 39971]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris lineopinnis (Fowler 1935). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa); Maldives; Mariana Islands (Micronesia). Habitat: marine.

melanopogon, Ptereleotris Randall [J. E.] & Hoese [D. F.] 1985:(7) 19, Pl. 2 (figs. D-E); Fig. 5 [Indo-Pacific Fishes No. 7; ref. 5197] Northwestern side of Sentinelle de l'Est, Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands, depth 70 feet. Holotype: BPBM 12600. Paratypes: AMS I.25317-001 [ex BPBM 11923] (1); BPBM 11810 (4), 30585 (2); CAS 56701 (1); MNHN 1985-0427 (1); NSMT-P 23897 (1); ROM 46819 (1); USNM 270839 (1). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1991:47 [ref. 19958]. •Valid as Ptereleotris melanopogon Randall & Hoese 1985 -- (Randall & Earle 2000:20 [ref. 25806], Larson 2001:3608 [ref. 26296], Randall 2005:567 [ref. 28239], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:8 [ref. 33988]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris melanopogon Randall & Hoese 1985. Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Marquesas Islands. Habitat: marine.

melanota, Ptereleotris grammica Randall [J. E.] & Lubbock [R.] 1982:44, Figs. 4-5 [Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 9 (no. 2); ref. 8427] Grand Rempart, Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean, depth 50 meters. Holotype: BPBM 22583. Paratypes: BMNH 1981.7.29.2 (1). •Synonym of Ptereleotris grammica Randall & Lubbock 1982 -- (Randall & Hoese 1985:13 [ref. 5197], Fricke 1999:526 [ref. 24106]). •Synonym of Ptereleotris grammica Randall & Lubbock 1982, but a valid subspecies as described -- (Myers 1999:264 [ref. 23965], Randall & Suzuki 2008:100 [ref. 29664]). •Valid as Ptereleotris melanota Randall & Lubbock 1982 -- (Larson 2022:196 [ref. 39971]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris melanota Randall & Lubbock 1982. Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: Mascarenes (La Réunion, Mauritius) and Maldives. Habitat: marine.

microlepis, Eleotris Bleeker [P.] 1856:102 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 11 (no. 1); ref. 16857] Banda Islands, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 4668. Bleeker specimens: BMNH 1866.2.15.10 (1). •Valid as Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker 1856) -- (Dor 1984:250 [ref. 29757], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:246 [ref. 6441], Randall & Hoese 1985:22 [ref. 5197], Randall et al. 1990:417 [ref. 15987], Randall & Goren 1993:28 [ref. 21131], Kuiter 1993:364 [ref. 23929], Randall et al. 1994:251 [ref. 21645], Goren & Dor 1994:67 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:348 [ref. 22896], Allen 1997:220 [ref. 23977], Carpenter et al. 1997:216 [ref. 23922], Randall et al. 1997:417 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:264 [ref. 23965], Johnson 1999:750 [ref. 25471], Allen 2000:93 [ref. 37268], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:641 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1267 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:421 [ref. 25191], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:254 [ref. 25480], Hutchins 2001:44 [ref. 25847], Larson 2001:3608 [ref. 26296], Nakabo 2002:1267 [ref. 26193], Randall & Shen 2002:491 [ref. 26738], Allen & Adrim 2003:61 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:646 [ref. 27495], Lobel & Lobel 2004:76 [ref. 27576], Randall et al. 2004:29 [ref. 27624], Adrim et al. 2004:126 [ref. 27715], Randall 2005:567 [ref. 28239], Hoese 2006:1709 [ref. 28998], Randall & Suzuki 2008:96 [ref. 29664], Shibukawa 2009:293 [ref. 30449], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1001 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2013:270 [ref. 32706], Larson et al. 2013:209 [ref. 32988], Fricke et al. 2014:178 [ref. 33932], Fricke et al. 2018:346 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:165 [ref. 36273], Eagderi et al. 2019:84 [ref. 37020], Fricke et al. 2019:295 [ref. 36673], Fujiwara et al. 2020:38 [ref. 38631], Kodeeswaran & Praveenraj 2020:426 [ref. 37850], Larson 2022:196 [ref. 39971], Bogorodsky & Goren 2023:30 [ref. 40247], Sato et al. 2023:12 [ref. 40949]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker 1856). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Red Sea; Indo-West Pacific: South Africa, East Africa, Persian Gulf and Madagascar east to Hawaiian Islands (U.S.A.), Line Islands (Kiribati) and Tuamotu Archipelago (French Polynesia), north to Kagoshima Prefecture (southern Japan), south to Western Australia, New South Wales (Australia), New Caledonia and Tonga. Habitat: marine.

monoptera, Ptereleotris Randall [J. E.] & Hoese [D. F.] 1985:24, Pl. 3 (figs. c-d); Fig. 8 [Indo-Pacific Fishes No. 7; ref. 5197] Northern shore off Kuei-Hou, Taiwan, depth 6 meters. Holotype: BPBM 23140. Paratypes: AMS I.15678-007 (10), I.17429-001 (1), I.18275-001 (5), I.18785-003 (3), I.20820-003 (1); ANSP 153851 (1); BMNH 1985.4.18.3 (1); BPBM 11285 (20), 13341 (1); CAS 56433 (1), 54528 (1), 57216 (2); LICPP 1972215 (1); MNHN 1985-396; NSMT-P 23894 (1); ROM 46700 (1); SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 22849 (1); USNM 243244 (1), 269913 (1); WAM P.25236-017 (1), P.27077-002 (1), P.28449-001 (1). Plus others at BPBM labeled types. Type catalog: Hutchins & Smith 1991:42 [ref. 19335], Bauchot et al. 1991:47 [ref. 19958], Moore et al. 2008:50 [ref. 30117], Ho & Shao 2011:59 [ref. 31432]. •Valid as Ptereleotris monoptera Randall & Hoese 1985 -- (Randall et al. 1990:417 [ref. 15987], Kuiter 1993:364 [ref. 23929], Randall 1995:348 [ref. 22896], Randall et al. 1997:417 [ref. 25919], Kuiter 1997:362 [ref. 25488], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:641 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1266 [ref. 25182], Larson 2001:3608 [ref. 26296], Nakabo 2002:1266 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:61 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S120 [ref. 27377], Randall 2005:567 [ref. 28239], Hoese 2006:1709 [ref. 28998], Ho & Shao 2011:59 [ref. 31432], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1001 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2019:295 [ref. 36673], Zajonz et al. 2019:97 [ref. 36871], Larson 2022:197 [ref. 39971]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris monoptera Randall & Hoese 1985. Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), Oman, Socotra (Yemen) and Seychelles east to Society Islands (French Polynesia), north to Japan, south to northern Australia. Habitat: marine.

playfairi, Ptereleotris Whitley [G. P.] 1933:90 [Records of the Australian Museum v. 19 (no. 1); ref. 4677] Zanzibar, Tanzania, western Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1867.3.9.502. Based on Eleotris microlepis of Playfair & Günther 1867:75, Pl. 9 (fig. 5) [ref. 3490]. Type illustrated by McCulloch & Ogilby 1919:258, Pl. 37 (fig. 1) [ref. 15219]. •Synonym of Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker 1856) -- (Randall & Hoese 1985:22 [ref. 5197], Larson 2022:196 [ref. 39971]). Current status: Synonym of Ptereleotris microlepis (Bleeker 1856). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Habitat: marine.

randalli, Ptereleotris Gasparini [J. L.], Rocha [L. A.] & Floeter [S. R.] 2001:110, Figs. 1-3 [aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology v. 4 (no. 3); ref. 25302] Ilhas Rasas, Guarapari, Espírito Santo, off southeastern Brazil, depth 12 meters. Holotype: MNRJ 20145. Paratypes: LBRP 5445 (1); MBML 402-403 (1, 1); UFPB 3750 (2), 3978 (1), 4488-89 (1, 1); UF 113884 (1). •Valid as Ptereleotris randalli Gasparini, Rocha & Floeter 2001 -- (Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:100 [ref. 27192], Van Tassell 2011:147 [ref. 31732], Carvalho-Filho in Marceniuk et al. 2021:250 [ref. 38945], Hoff et al. 2023:7 [ref. 40463], Carvalho-Filho 2023:243 [ref. 40480]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris randalli Gasparini, Rocha & Floeter 2001. Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Trinidad and Tobago south to São Paulo (Brazil). Habitat: marine.

rubristigma, Ptereleotris Allen [G. R.], Erdmann [M. V.] & Cahyani [N. K. D.] in Allen & Erdmann 2012:1194, Figs. 1-5 [Reef fishes of the East Indies.; ref. 31980] Jemeluk, Amed, 8°20.221'S, 115°39.617'E, Bali, Indonesia, depth 2 meters. Holotype: MZB 20602. Paratypes: MZB 20603 (1); WAM P.32804-002 (1), 32927-007 (1), P.33385-001 (1). •Valid as Ptereleotris rubristigma Allen, Erdmann & Cahyani 2012. Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris rubristigma Allen, Erdmann & Cahyani 2012. Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Indonesia (West Papua and Bali), probably widespread in the East Indies and possibly Ryukyu Islands. Habitat: marine.

sakurai, Vireosa Schmidt [P. Yu.] 1931:113, Pl. 6 (fig. 2) [Transactions of the Pacific Committee of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. v. 1; ref. 3937] Itoman, Okinawa Island, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Holotype (unique): ZIN 23381. Appeared as name only in Schmidt 1930:515 [ref. 18734]. •Synonym of Ptereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs 1925) -- (Randall & Hoese 1985:11 [ref. 5197]). Current status: Synonym of Ptereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs 1925). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Habitat: marine.

splendidus, Ptereleotris Burgess [W. E.] & Axelrod [H. R.] 1972:173 [Pacific marine fishes. Book 1; ref. 7605] Appeared as "One species of goby, Ptereleotris splendidus is bright red and white, a spectacular combination." Regarded as not available, no distinguishing features presented. Perhaps corresponds to Fig. 307, but that figure (and Figure 307) are both labeled Nemaptereleotris magnificus, a species also matching the color description. Nomen Nudum. Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae.

tricolor, Ptereleotris Smith [J. L. B.] 1957:817, Fig. 1 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 12) v. 9 (no. 107) (art. 10); ref. 4110] Wamizi Island, Mozambique, western Indian Ocean. Holotype: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 273. Paratypes: (4) not researched. •Synonym of Ptereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs 1925) -- (Dor 1984:249 [ref. 29757], Shen & Lin 1984:18 [ref. 13822], Randall & Hoese 1985:11 [ref. 5197], Hoese 1986:802 [ref. 5670], Randall et al. 1990:416 [ref. 15987], Randall & Shen 2002:491 [ref. 26738], Golani & Fricke 2018:164 [ref. 36273], Larson 2022:195 [ref. 39971]). Current status: Synonym of Ptereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs 1925). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Habitat: marine.

uroditaenia, Ptereleotris Randall [J. E.] & Hoese [D. F.] 1985:(7) 29, Pl. 4 (fig. G); Fig. 9 [Indo-Pacific Fishes No. 7; ref. 5197] Langa Langa lagoon, Solomon Islands, depth 18 meters. Holotype (unique): AMS I.18728-001. •Valid as Ptereleotris uroditaenia Randall & Hoese 1985 -- (Randall et al. 1990:418 [ref. 15987], Randall et al. 1997:418 [ref. 25919], Larson 2001:3608 [ref. 26296], Allen & Adrim 2003:61 [ref. 26830], Hoese 2006:1709 [ref. 28998], Randall & Suzuki 2008:99 [ref. 29664], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1002 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:209 [ref. 32988]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris uroditaenia Randall & Hoese 1985. Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Brunei, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Australia. Habitat: marine.

zebra, Pogonoculius Fowler [H. W.] 1938:134 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 85 (no. 3032); ref. 1426] Dasol Bay, Luzon Island [Pangasinan Province, Philippines, South China Sea, western Pacific]. Holotype (unique): USNM 99048. •Valid as Pogonoculius zebra Fowler 1938 -- (Shen & Lin 1984:17 [ref. 13822]). •Valid as Ptereleotris zebra (Fowler 1938) -- (Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:246 [ref. 6441], Randall & Hoese 1985:31 [ref. 5197], Randall et al. 1990:418 [ref. 15987], Randall & Goren 1993:28 [ref. 21131], Francis 1993:167 [ref. 25479], Francis & Randall 1993:124 [ref. 20996], Kuiter 1993:365 [ref. 23929], Goren & Dor 1994:67 [ref. 25356], Allen 1997:220 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:418 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:264 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:527 [ref. 24106], Allen 2000:93 [ref. 37268], Larson in Randall & Lim 2000:641 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1266 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:421 [ref. 25191], Randall & Earle 2000:20 [ref. 25806], Hutchins 2001:44 [ref. 25847], Larson 2001:3608 [ref. 26296], Nakabo 2002:1266 [ref. 26193], Randall & Shen 2002:492 [ref. 26738], Allen & Adrim 2003:61 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:646 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:29 [ref. 27624], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:398 [ref. 28072], Randall 2005:567 [ref. 28239], Hoese 2006:1710 [ref. 28998], Fricke et al. 2009:105 [ref. 30213], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1002 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2013:270 [ref. 32706], Fricke et al. 2014:178 [ref. 33932], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:8 [ref. 33988], Koeda et al. 2016:97 [ref. 35333], Golani & Fricke 2018:165 [ref. 36273], Dalleau-Coudert et al. 2019:125 [ref. 40104], Fricke et al. 2019:295 [ref. 36673], Larson 2022:197 [ref. 39971], Bogorodsky & Goren 2023:30 [ref. 40247]). Current status: Valid as Ptereleotris zebra (Fowler 1938). Gobiidae: Ptereleotrinae. Distribution: Red Sea; Indo-West Pacific: KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), East Africa, Mozambique Channel, Seychelles, Aldabra (Seychelles) and western Mascarenes (La Réunion, Mauritius) east to Line Islands (Kiribati) and Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia), north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to New South Wales (Australia), New Caledonia and Lord Howe Island (Australia). Habitat: marine.


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