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Accepted name: Nemichthys scolopaceus Richardson, 1848

Scientific synonyms and common names

Nemichthys scolopaceus Richardson, 1848

Synonyms:

Nemichthys scolopaceus Richardson, 1848, Zool. Voy. 'Samarang', 1843-1846: 25, pl. 10 (fig. 1) (Southern Atlantic). Holotype: BMNH.
Leptorhynchus Leuchtenbergi Lowe, 1852, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., (2)10: 5455 (Madeira). Type: unknown.
Leptorhynchus Leuchtenbergi: Lowe, 1854: 172-174.
Belonopsis Leuchtenbergii: Brandt, 1854: pl.
Nemichthys scolopacea: Vaillant, 1888: 93, pl. VII (fig. 2-2a).
Nemichthys scolopaceus: Goode & Bean, 1896: 152, fig. 170 Brauer, 1906: 126 127, pl. IX (fig. l) Grassi, 1913: passim and pl. IX (fig. 18-25) Weber & Beaufort, 1916, 3: 330, fig. 157-158 Caziot & Isnard, 1920: 87-88 Roule & Bertin, 1929b: 6, 8-21, fig. 1-9, pl. 1 (fig. 5-10), pl. 2 (fig. 1-8), pl. 3 (fig. 1-3), pl. 4 (fig. 1-3), pl. 5 (fig. 1-2), pl. 6 (fig. 1-3), pl. 7 (fig. 1-3), pl. 8 (fig. 1-4) Beebe & Crane, 1937: 353-366, fig. 1-2, 3C, 4G, 5G Böhlke, 1950: 41 Bigelow & Schroeder, 1953: 159, fig. 74 Genovese, 1954: 81-92, fig. 1-5 Dieuzeide & Roland, 1956: 96, fig. 45 Cavaliere, 1959: 100-106, fig. 1-4 Torchio, 1961: 231-239, fig. 2-4 (MSNM no. 5475, 5502); 1962: 108-109; 1963: 3-9 (reprint), fig. 1-2 Castle, 1965: 132, fig. l; 1969: 23-24 (synonymy of larval stages) Tortonese, 1965: 74, pl. p. 73 (fig. d) Wheeler, 1969: 225, fig. 82 Mead & Earle, 1970: 101-102, fig. la-f.
Nemichthys sp. Ariola, 1904, Ann. Mus. civ. Stor. nat., Genova (3)1 [XLI]: 156 157.
Nemichthys mediterraneus Ariola, 1904, L'Acquicolt. Lombarda, 6 (5): 126-128, pl. II (fig. 1). Holotype: MSNG no. 6822 (fig. in Tortonese, 1970, fig. 142).
Nemichthys mediterraneus: Ariola, 1913: 1 4.
Nemichthys pseudoscolopaceus Grassi, 1913, Metamorph. muren.: 28 (nomen nudum).
Tilurella Nemichthydis scolopacei Roule, 1919: 108.
Paravocettinops trilinearis Kanazawa & Maul, 1967, Bocagiana, (12): 3-6, fig. 1-3, pl. 1-2 (off Madeira, from stomach of Aphanopus carbo Lowe, 1839). Holotype: MMF no. 21163; paratypes: MMF no. 21181 & 22173 (USNM no. 201410).


Common names:

anguille bécasse [Fr]
beccaccino di mare [It]
Bekassinefisch [De]
pez agazadicha [Es]
slender snipe-eel [En]
snipe eel [En]

Nemichthys scolopaceus