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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Thorogobius ephippiatus (Lowe, 1839)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Thorogobius ephippiatus (Lowe, 1839)

Synonyms:

Gobius ephippiatus Lowe, 1839, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond., 7: 84 (Madeira).
Gobius niger: Couch, 1863: 155 (part.), fig. on 156 (nec Linnaeus, 1758).
Gobius zebrus: Fage, 1918: 63, 83, fig. 70 (nec Risso, 1826).
Gobius thori de Buen, 1928, Not. Res. Inst. esp. oceanogr., ser. II, (22): 6, fig. 3 (nom. nov. for G. zebrus Risso, sensu Fage, 1918, from Bozcaada, Turkey).
Cobius (Zebrus) thori: de Buen, 1930a: 136; 1931: 52.
Gobius ephippiatus Fowler, 1936: 1004 Maul, 1949: 155.
Gobius forsteri Corbin, 1958, Nature, 181: 1659 (western English Channel).
Gobius (Zebrus) forsteri: Wheeler, 1969: 418, fig. 142.
Thorogobius ephippiatus: Miller, 1969: 831, fig. 2A, 3A, 4A, pl. I Bini, 1969, 7: 119.


Common names:

ghiozzo leopardo [It]
leopard-spotted goby [En]

Leopard-spotted goby (Thorogobius ephippiatus)