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Species in the genus Stellifer: [ 31 ] records


agassizii, Corvina (Homoprion) Steindachner [F.] 1875:468 [26] [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 71 (1. Abth.); ref. 4222] Caldera; Callao; Paita, Peru. Syntypes: (several) NMW 14611-12 (2, 1), 15334 (2), 15456 (1), ?78574 (1), ?85306 (2). On p. 26 of separate. •Synonym of Stellifer minor (Tschudi 1846) -- (Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1507 [ref. 22830], Parenti 2020:52 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Synonym of Stellifer minor (Tschudi 1846). Sciaenidae. Habitat: marine.

aluta, Sciaena Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882:232 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 4 (no. 221); ref. 18348] La Union, Gulf of Fonseca, El Salvador, eastern Pacific. Holotype (unique): USNM 28129. •Synonym of Stellifer chrysoleuca (Günther 1867) -- (Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1501 [ref. 22830], Parenti 2020:51 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Synonym of Stellifer chrysoleuca (Günther 1867). Sciaenidae. Habitat: marine.

brasiliensis, Ophioscion Schultz [L. P.] 1945:(126) 128, Fig. 6 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 96 (no. 3192); ref. 10151] Sand bar at Barro Santos, Brazil. Holotype: USNM 87742. Paratypes: USNM 122611 (1). •Valid as Stellifer brasiliensis (Schultz 1945) -- (Chao 1978:41 [ref. 6983], Cervigón 1992:413 [ref. 23827], Andreata & Séret 1996:587 [ref. 16204], Camargo & Isaac 2001:143 [ref. 27639], Casatti & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:89 [ref. 27192], Di Dario et al. 2013:264 [ref. 37503], Catelani et al. 2014:933 [ref. 37496], Marceniuk et al. 2017:41 [ref. 35324], Spier et al. 2018:14 [ref. 36103], Ribeiro et al. 2019:4 [ref. 36717], Parenti 2020:51 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer brasiliensis (Schultz 1945). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Southwestern Atlantic: Brazil. Habitat: brackish, marine.

capensis, Stelliferus Stark [J.] 1828:459 [Elements of natural history v. 1 (Vertebrata); ref. 4193] Cape of Good Hope [erroneous]. No types known. Unneeded replacement name for Bodianus stellifer Bloch 1790. •Synonym of Stellifer stellifer (Bloch 1790) -- (Parenti 2020:53 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Synonym of Stellifer stellifer (Bloch 1790). Sciaenidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

chaoi, Stellifer Aguilera [O.], Solano [O. D.] & Valdez [J.] 1983:7, Fig. 1 [Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas de Punta de Betín v. 13; ref. 8257] Punta Campana, Golfo de Venezuela, depth 8-10 fathoms. Holotype: MBUCV-V-13815. Paratypes: ANSP 153376 (6); CIP 608 (3); ICNMNH 843 (4); INVEMAR P-719 (6), P-722 (3), P-729 (2), P-765 (3); MBUCV-V-14030 (35), MM 5069 PEC 1448 (3); UF 234426 [ex UMML 34426] (6); UNEFM 13815 (35). Type catalog: Provenzano et al. 1998:18 [ref. 24196]. •Valid as Stellifer chaoi Aguilera, Solano & Valdez 1983 -- (Cervigón 1992:413 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:300 [ref. 24474], Aguilera 1998:51 [ref. 24221], Chao 2003:1650 [ref. 27097], Parenti 2020:51 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer chaoi Aguilera, Solano & Valdez 1983. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: southern Caribbean Sea. Habitat: brackish, marine.

chrysoleuca, Corvina Günther [A.] 1867:600 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1866 (pt 3); ref. 1984] (Pacific) Panama. Syntypes: BMNH 1865.7.20.24 (1), 1866.1.14.7 (1). Described in more detail in Günther 1868:427, Pl. 67 (fig. 1) [ref. 1994]. •Valid as Stellifer chrysoleuca (Günther 1867) -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:167 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:124, 134 [ref. 23101], Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1501 [ref. 22830], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:314 [ref. 24555], Chao 2001:79 [ref. 26029], Nelson et al. 2004:148 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:153 [ref. 32708], González-Murcia et al. 2019:308 [ref. 36544], Parenti 2020:51 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer chrysoleuca (Günther 1867). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Mexico south to Peru. Habitat: marine.

colonensis, Stellifer Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1925:623, Pl. 66 (fig. 1) [Field Museum of Natural History, Publications, Zoölogical Series v. 15 (publ. 226); ref. 13609] Mindi Reef, Mindi, Canal Zone, Panama. Holotype: USNM 81729. Paratypes: (41) FMNH 18576-77 (2), 18578-83 (6), 18584-92 (8), 18593-94 (4); USNM 81217 (2), 81220 (2), 81236 (3), 81326-27 (6, 1). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:81 [ref. 12367]. •Valid as Stellifer colonensis Meek & Hildebrand 1925 -- (Chao 1978:41 [ref. 6983], Cervigón 1992:413 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:301 [ref. 24474], Greenfield & Thomerson 1997:183 [ref. 22947], Aguilera 1998:51 [ref. 24221], Chao 2003:1640 [ref. 27097], Smith et al. 2003:37 [ref. 27621], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:444 [ref. 28815], Parenti 2020:51 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer colonensis Meek & Hildebrand 1925. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: brackish, marine.

costaricensis, Ophioscion Caldwell [D. K.] 1958:117, Fig. 1 [Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences v. 21 (no. 2); ref. 12053] Tortuguero, Caribbean Costa Rica, 10°34'N, 83°32'W (found on beach). Holotype: UF 5831. Paratypes: UF 5830 (1). Type catalog: Gilbert 1974:112 [ref. 21035]. •Synonym of Stellifer microps (Steindachner 1864) -- (Chao 1978:41 [ref. 6983], Parenti 2020:52 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Synonym of Stellifer microps (Steindachner 1864). Sciaenidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

ephelis, Stellifer Chirichigno F. [N.] 1974:252, 350, Fig. 470 [Informes, Especiales, Instituto del Mar del Perú. Callao No. 44; ref. 22760] Golfo de Fonesco and Caleta Cruz, Peru. Chirichigno took the name from a manuscript by Wintersteen, but apparently Chirchigno was responsible for the description and figure, so she is regarded as author; types would be specimens seen by her. Species was redescribed (with figure) by Chao 2001:75 [ref. 26029]. •Valid as Stellifer ephelis Chirichigno F. 1974 -- (Bussing & López 1994:124 [ref. 23101], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:313 [ref. 24555], Chao 2001:75 [ref. 26029], Parenti 2020:51 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer ephelis Chirichigno F. 1974. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Honduras south to northern Peru. Habitat: marine.

ericymba, Sciaena Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882:311 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 1 (for 1881); ref. 2471] Bay of Panama, (Pacific) Panama. Syntypes: USNM 29338 (1, lost), 29433 (1, lost), 29466 (1), 29477 (1, lost), 29479 (1, lost), 29494 (1). •Valid as Stellifer ericymba (Jordan & Gilbert 1882) -- (Pequeño 1989:62 [ref. 14125], Allen & Robertson 1994:168 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:124 [ref. 23101] as erycimba, Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1502 [ref. 22830], De la Cruz-Agüero & Cota-Gómez 1998:357 [ref. 23520] as erycimba, Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:313 [ref. 24555], Chao 2001:79 [ref. 26029], Nelson et al. 2004:148 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:153 [ref. 32708], González-Murcia et al. 2019:308 [ref. 36544], Parenti 2020:51 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer ericymba (Jordan & Gilbert 1882). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: central Mexico south to northern Peru. Habitat: marine.

fuerthii, Corvina (Homoprion) Steindachner [F.] 1875:54 [26], Pl. 3 [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 72 (1. Abth.); ref. 4223] Panama Bay, (Pacific) Panama. Syntypes: (several) NMW 78575 (2). On p. 26 of separate. Originally spelled fürthii; correct spelling is fuerthii. •Valid as Stellifer fuerthii (Steindachner 1875) (sometimes dated to 1876) -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:168 [ref. 22193] as fuerthi, Bussing & López S. 1994:124 [ref. 23101] as furthii, Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1503 [ref. 22830] as fürthii, Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:310 [ref. 24555] as fürtherii, Chao 2001:79 [ref. 26029] as furthii, González-Murcia et al. 2019:308 [ref. 36544], Parenti 2020:51 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer fuerthii (Steindachner 1875). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Honduras south to Peru. Habitat: marine.

griseus, Stellifer Cervigón [F.] 1966:1, Figs. 1-2 [Novedades Cientificas, Contribuciones Ocasionales del Museo de Historia Natural La Salle, Serie Zoológica No. 34; ref. 9021] Morro de Puerto Santo, Estado Sucre, Venezuela, depth 6 meters. Holotype: MOBR-EDIMAR-P-1875. Paratypes: MOBR-EDIMAR -P- 347 (3), 349 (7), 1876 (4); USNM 200782 (2). Type catalog: Lasso et al. 1999:111 [ref. 33859]. •Valid as Stellifer griseus Cervigón 1966 -- (Chao 1978:41 [ref. 6983], Cervigón 1992:412 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:302 [ref. 24474], Chao 2003:1641 [ref. 27097], Parenti 2020:51 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer griseus Cervigón 1966. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Colombia, Venezuela and trinidad and Tobago (southern Caribbean Sea). Habitat: marine.

illecebrosus, Stellifer Gilbert [C. H.] in Jordan & Evermann 1898:1442 [Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 47; ref. 2444] San Jose Rock, Bay of Panama (Pacific). Lectotype: ? CAS-SU 5515. Paralectotypes: (2) CAS-SU 6907 (1). Author is C. H. Gilbert. Also appeared as Gilbert in Gilbert & Starks 1904:128, Pl. 18 (fig. 36) [ref. 1639]; with lectotype established by use of "type specimen" in caption to Fig. 36. •Valid as Stellifer illecebrosus Gilbert 1898 -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:168 [ref. 22193] dated to 1904, Bussing & López S. 1994:124 [ref. 23101], Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1504 [ref. 22830], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:313 [ref. 24555], Chao 2001:79 [ref. 26029] dated to 1895, Nelson et al. 2004:148 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:153 [ref. 32708], Parenti 2020:52 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer illecebrosus Gilbert 1898. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Mexico south to Peru. Habitat: marine.

lanceolatus, Homoprion Holbrook [J. E.] 1855:168, Pl. 23 (fig. 1) [Ichthyology of South Carolina; ref. 2184] Very deep water, South Carolina, U.S.A. No types known. Also appeared in second edition, 1860:167, Pl. 24 (fig. 1). •Valid as Stellifer lanceolatus (Holbrook 1855) -- (Chao 1978:41 [ref. 6983], Robins & Ray 1986:185 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:147 [ref. 23239], Murdy et al. 1997:205 [ref. 23144], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:377 [ref. 24550], Chao 2003:1642 [ref. 27097], Nelson et al. 2004:148 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:445 [ref. 28815], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:346 [ref. 36407], Robins et al. 2018:436 [ref. 35886], Parenti 2020:52 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer lanceolatus (Holbrook 1855). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Virginia south to northern Florida (U.S.A.); northern Gulf of Mexico. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

magoi, Stellifer Aguilera [O.] 1983:148, Fig. 1 [Memoria de la Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle v. 43 (no. 120); ref. 8187] Caño Guanoco, cerca de Guanoco en la Cuenca del Golfo de Paria, Venezuela. Holotype: MBUCV-V-12376. Paratypes: MBUCV-V-13615 (4). Type catalog: Provenzano et al. 1998:18 [ref. 24196]. •Valid as Stellifer magoi Aguilera 1983 -- (Cervigón 1992:413 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:303 [ref. 24474], Chao 2003:1650 [ref. 27097], Parenti 2020:52 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer magoi Aguilera 1983. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Venezuela (southern Caribbean Sea). Habitat: brackish, marine.

mancorensis, Stellifer Chirichigno F. [N.] 1962:17, Fig. 16 [Serie de Divulgación Cientifica, Servicio de Pesquería, Ministerio de Agricultura, Lima, No. 17; ref. 5841] Máncora, Peru. Holotype: MHNJP [= MUSM] P 1248. Paratypes: ?MHNJP [= MUSM] [P & C 446] (1). •Valid as Stellifer mancorensis Chirichigno F. 1962 -- (Bussing & López S. 1994:124 [ref. 23101], Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1505 [ref. 22830], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:310 [ref. 24555], Chao 2001:78 [ref. 26029], Parenti 2020:52 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer mancorensis Chirichigno F. 1962. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Costa Rica south to Peru. Habitat: marine.

melanocheir, Stellifer Eigenmann [C. H.] 1918:682 [Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society v. 56 (no. 7); ref. 12304] Tumaco, Colombia. Holotype (unique): FMNH 58507 [ex CM 7520]. Type catalog: Henn 1928:92 [ref. 12305], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:81 [ref. 12367]. Also appeared as Eigenmann 1922:193, Pl. 28 (fig. 3) [ref. 1243]. •Valid as Stellifer melanocheir Eigenmann 1918 -- (Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1506 [ref. 22830], Chao 2001:79 [ref. 26029], Parenti 2020:52 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer melanocheir Eigenmann 1918. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Colombia and Ecuador. Habitat: marine.

microps, Corvina Steindachner [F.] 1864:205 [6], Pl. 2 (fig. 1) [Sitzungsberichte der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Classe der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften v. 49; ref. 13937] Guiana. Syntypes: (several) ?NMW Species not listed in earlier abstract (Steindachner 1864 [ref. 21710]). On p. 6 of separate. •Valid as Stellifer microps (Steindachner 1864) -- (Chao 1978:41 [ref. 6983], Cervigón 1992:412 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:304 [ref. 24474], Aguilera 1998:51 [ref. 24221], Camargo & Isaac 2001:143 [ref. 27639], Chao 2003:1643 [ref. 27097], Casatti & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:89 [ref. 27192], Parenti 2020:52 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer microps (Steindachner 1864). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Costa Rica south to Brazil. Habitat: brackish, marine.

mindii, Stellifer Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1925:626, Pl. 66 (fig. 2) [Field Museum of Natural History, Publications, Zoölogical Series v. 15 (publ. 226); ref. 13609] Mindi Reef, Mindi, Canal Zone, Panama. Holotype: USNM 81730. Paratypes: FMNH 18573-75 (3). Additional material: USNM 81215 (1), 81219 (1). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:81 [ref. 12367]. •Synonym of Stellifer stellifer (Bloch 1790) -- (Chao 1978:41 [ref. 6983], Chao 2003:1645 [ref. 27097], Parenti 2020:53 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Synonym of Stellifer stellifer (Bloch 1790). Sciaenidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

minor, Corvina Tschudi [J. J. von] 1846:9 [Untersuchungen über die Fauna Peruana; ref. 4469] Market at Lima, Peru. Syntypes: (several) ZMB 895 (1). Type catalog: Kottelat 1987:50 [ref. 25858]. •Valid as Stellifer minor (Tschudi 1846) -- (Pequeño 1989:62 [ref. 14125], Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1507 [ref. 22830], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:314 [ref. 24555], Chao 2001:79 [ref. 26029], Parenti 2020:52 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer minor (Tschudi 1846). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Southeastern Pacific: Peru and Chile. Habitat: marine.

naso, Stelliferus Jordan [D. S.] in Jordan & Eigenmann 1889:395 [United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Report of the Commissioner v. 14 (for 1886) (art. 3); ref. 2439] Cachiura, Brazil. Syntypes: USNM 130630 (5). •Valid as Stellifer naso (Jordan 1889) -- (Chao 1978:41 [ref. 6983], Cervigón 1992:413 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:306 [ref. 24474], Aguilera 1998:51 [ref. 24221], Camargo & Isaac 2001:143 [ref. 27639], Chao 2003:1651 [ref. 27097], Casatti & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:89 [ref. 27192], Parenti 2020:52 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer naso (Jordan 1889). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Southwestern Atlantic: Brazil. Habitat: brackish, marine.

oscitans, Sciaena Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882:312 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 1 (for 1881); ref. 2471] (Pacific) Panama. Syntypes: USNM 29258 (1), 29299 (1), 29319 (1), 29326 (1). •Valid as Stellifer oscitans (Jordan & Gilbert 1882) -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:168 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:124 [ref. 23101], Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1508 [ref. 22830], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:310 [ref. 24555], Chao 2001:79 [ref. 26029] as ositans, González-Murcia et al. 2019:308 [ref. 36544], Parenti 2020:52 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer oscitans (Jordan & Gilbert 1882). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Honduras south to Peru. Habitat: marine.

peruana, Stellifer ericymba Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946:305, Fig. 66 [Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 189; ref. 2161] Gulf of Guayaquil, off Puerto Pizarro, Peru. Holotype: USNM 128038. Paratypes: USNM 128039 (9), 128040 (14); Gov't of Peru (1). •Synonym of Stellifer ericymba (Jordan & Gilbert 1882) -- (Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1502 [ref. 22830], Parenti 2020:51 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Synonym of Stellifer ericymba (Jordan & Gilbert 1882). Sciaenidae. Habitat: marine.

pizarroensis, Stellifer Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946:304, Fig. 65 [Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 189; ref. 2161] Gulf of Guayaquil, off Puerto Pizarro, Peru. Holotype: USNM 128036. Paratypes: USNM 128037 (1). •Valid as Stellifer pizarroensis Hildebrand 1946 -- (Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1509 [ref. 22830], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:313 [ref. 24555], Chao 2001:79 [ref. 26029], Parenti 2020:53 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer pizarroensis Hildebrand 1946. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Peru. Habitat: marine.

rastrifer, Stelliferus Jordan [D. S.] in Jordan & Eigenmann 1889:393 [United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Report of the Commissioner v. 14 (for 1886) (art. 3); ref. 2439] Santos, São Paulo State, Brazil. Holotype: MCZ 10815. Paratypes: MCZ 4582 (2), 10802 (3), 10807 (13), 10811 (1), 10813-14 (5, 1), 10816-17 (15, 1), 10822 (6), 36561 (4), 91347 (13), 91348 [ex MCZ 10815] (1); USNM 130631 (5), 153609 [ex MCZ 10817] (5). •Valid as Stellifer rastrifer (Jordan 1889) -- (Chao 1978:41 [ref. 6983], Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:377 [ref. 14275], Cervigón 1992:412 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:307 [ref. 24474], González Bencomo et al. 1997:159 [ref. 24960], Aguilera 1998:51 [ref. 24221], Keith et al. 2000:142 [ref. 24547], Camargo & Isaac 2001:143 [ref. 27639], Chao 2003:1644 [ref. 27097], Casatti & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:89 [ref. 27192], Catelani et al. 2014:933 [ref. 37496], Nión et al. 2016:49 [ref. 35565], Marceniuk et al. 2017:41 [ref. 35324], Spier et al. 2018:14 [ref. 36103], Ribeiro et al. 2019:4 [ref. 36717], Parenti 2020:53 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer rastrifer (Jordan 1889). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Southwestern Atlantic: Brazil. Habitat: brackish, marine.

stellifer, Bodianus Bloch [M. E.] 1790:55, Pl. 231 (fig. 1) [Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische v. 4; ref. 469] Cape of Good Hope, South Africa [probably Suriname]. Holotype (unique): ZMB 885. Type catalog: Paepke 1999:128 [ref. 24282]. On p. 41 of Bloch's Ichthyologie, v. 7 [ref. 21381]. Spelled stellatus in Lacepède 1802:285, 297 [ref. 4929]. See Chao 1978:41 [ref. 6983] for locality comment. •Valid as Stellifer stellifer (Bloch 1790) -- (Chao 1978:41 [ref. 6983], Cervigón 1992:413 [ref. 23827], González Bencomo et al. 1997:159 [ref. 24960], Aguilera 1998:51 [ref. 24221], Camargo & Isaac 2001:143 [ref. 27639], Chao 2003:1645 [ref. 27097], Casatti & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:89 [ref. 27192], Catelani et al. 2014:933 [ref. 37496], Marceniuk et al. 2017:41 [ref. 35324], Spier et al. 2018:14 [ref. 36103], Ribeiro et al. 2019:4 [ref. 36717], Parenti 2020:53 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer stellifer (Bloch 1790). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Panama south to Brazil. Habitat: brackish, marine.

trispinosa, Corvina Cuvier [G.] 1829:109 [Le Règne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] South Africa. Cuvier specimens: MNHN 0000-5428 (1) Brazil, 7620 (1) Cayenne, A-5544 (2, dry) Brazil. Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1987:10 [ref. 6382] dating to 1830. Based on Bodianus stellifer Bloch, Pl. 331. See also Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:109 [ref. 999]. •Synonym of Stellifer stellifer (Bloch 1790) -- (Chao 1978:41 [ref. 6983], Parenti 2020:53 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Synonym of Stellifer stellifer (Bloch 1790). Sciaenidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

venezuelae, Ophioscion Schultz [L. P.] 1945:131, Fig. 7 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 96 (no. 3192); ref. 10151] Near mouth of Caño de Sagua, 25 kilometers north of Sinamaica, Venezuela. Holotype: USNM 121749. Paratypes: FMNH 62622 [ex USNM 121570] (1), MCZ 37217 [ex USNM 121750], USNM 121750 (orig. 6, now 4). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:62 [ref. 12367]. •Valid as Ophioscion venezuelae Schultz 1945 -- (González Bencomo et al. 1997:159 [ref. 24960]). •Valid as Stellifer venezuelae (Schultz 1945) -- (Chao 1978:41 [ref. 6983], Cervigón 1992:413 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:311 [ref. 24474], Aguilera 1998:51 [ref. 24221], Chao 2003:1646 [ref. 27097], Parenti 2020:53 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer venezuelae (Schultz 1945). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Venezuela. Habitat: brackish, marine.

walkeri, Stellifer Chao [L. N.] 2001:68, Figs. 1-3 [Revista de Biología Tropical v. 49 (Supplement 1); ref. 26029] Bahia Matenchen in vicinity of San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico, 21°30'N, 105°30'W, depth 2.7-13.5 meters. Holotype: USNM 208556. Paratypes: CAS 16051 (3); LACM 58-40 (7); MCZ 156816 (1); NMC 68-1380 (1); SIO 13-238 (2) (ex UCLA W58-38), 23-52 (2), 62-37 (1); UNAM 8900 (2); USNM 208557 (7). •Valid as Stellifer walkeri Chao 2001 -- (Nelson et al. 2004:148 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:153 [ref. 32708], Parenti 2020:53 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer walkeri Chao 2001. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: central coast of Mexico. Habitat: marine.

wintersteenorum, Stellifer Chao [L. N.] 2001:71, Figs. 4-6 [Revista de Biología Tropical v. 49 (Supplement 1); ref. 26029] Bahia Matenchen in vicinity of San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico, depth to 13.7 meters. Holotype: USNM 208559. Paratypes: ANSP 122063 (40); BMNH 1973.6.1.20 (20); CAS 16052 (80); FMNH 71706 (40); LACM 50-43 (1), 56-123 (2), 56-148 (1), 58-31 (87), 58-33 (27), 58-39 (43), 58-40 (8), 6545-1 (1); NMC 68-111 (12); SIO 60-87 (4), 62-71 (4), 62-72 (2), 64-375 (1), 65-104 (1), 73-51 (40); UCLA 58-31 (22), 58-34 (35), 58-35 (11); UNAM 8901 (10); USNM 208560 (60). •Valid as Stellifer wintersteenorum Chao 2001 -- (Nelson et al. 2004:148 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:153 [ref. 32708], Parenti 2020:53 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer wintersteenorum Chao 2001. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: eastern shore of the Gulf of California (Mexico) Habitat: marine.

zestocarus, Stellifer Gilbert [C. H.] in Jordan & Evermann 1898:1445 [Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 47; ref. 2444] Panama Bay, (Pacific) Panama. Lectotype: CAS-SU 5518. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1903.5.15.144 (1), CAS-SU 6908 (3), ?ZMB 15980 [ex SU] (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:79 [ref. 12291]. Author is C. H. Gilbert. Also appeared as Gilbert in Gilbert & Starks 1904:129, Pl. 18 (fig. 37) [ref. 1639]; with lectotype established by use of "type specimen" in caption to Fig. 37. •Valid as Stellifer zestocarus Gilbert 1898 -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:169 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:124 [ref. 23101], Chao in Fischer et al. 1995:1510 [ref. 22830], Chao 2001:79 [ref. 26029], González-Murcia et al. 2019:308 [ref. 36544], Parenti 2020:53 [ref. 37439]). Current status: Valid as Stellifer zestocarus Gilbert 1898. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: brackish, marine.