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Synonym of Torpedo (Torpedo) torpedo (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Torpedo (Torpedo) torpedo (Linnaeus, 1758)

Synonyms:

Torpedo (Torpedo) torpedo Linnaeus, 1758) 20.1.1
Raja torpedo Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X, 1: 231, part. ('Habitat in Sinu Persico, M. Mediterraneo'). No type material.
Torpedo narke De La Roche, 1809, Annls Mus. natn. Hist. nat., Paris, 13: 314 (Ibiza). No type material (name only, no description).
Torpedo narke Risso, 1810, Ichthyol. Nice: 18-19 (off Nice). No type material.
Torpedo ocellata Rafinesque, 1810, Indice Ittiol. Sicil.: 48, 60 (off Sicily). No type material (new name for R. torpedo Linnaeus, only).
Torpedo unimaculata Risso, 1810, Ichthyol. Nice: 19-20, pl. III (fig. 3) (off Nice). No type material.
Torpedo narke: Risso, 1826: 142 Vatova, 1928: 418 Tortonese & Trotti, 1949: 30 Albuquerque, 1954-1956: 186, fig. 109 (right).
Torpedo ocellata: Olfers, 1831: 9-14, pl. I, III Carus, 1893: 528 Lo Bianco, 1909: 686-688 Dieuzeide et al., 1953: 67-69, fig. Soljan, 1963: 80, fig.
Torpedo oculata Davy, 1834, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond.: 542 (no locality given). No type material (new name for T. ocellata Rafinesque only).
Torpedo oculata: Müller & Henle, 1841: 127 Duméril, 1865: 506-507 Moreau 1881: 384-386, fig. 67.
Torpedo narce: Bonaparte, 1841: fasc. XXX, pta. 160, 1 pl., 2 fig. Günther, 1870: 449 Canestrini, 1872: 53 Doderlein, 1884: 138-141.
Torpedo torpedo: Seabra, 1911: 201 Nobre, 1935: 472-473, pl. LXV (fig. 204) Poll, 1951: 83-89, fig. 51, pl. IX (fig. 4) Tortonese, 1956: 215-217, fig. 118 Wheeler & Du Heaume, 1964: 391, 393-394, fig. 3C Maurin & Bonnet, 1970: 43.
Narcacion torpedo: Garman, 1913: 306-307 Lozano Rey, 1928: 518-520, pl. IX (fig. 1).
Torpedo (Torpedo) narke: Fowler, 1936: 120-121, fig. 49.
Torpedo (Torpedo) torpedo: Fraser-Brunner, 1949: 945-946 Krefft, 1968b: 59-60.

Common names:

Common torpedo [En]
torpille ocellée [Fr]
torpedine occhiuta [It]
Tremolina comun [Es]

Common torpedo (Torpedo torpedo)