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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Hyperoplus lanceolatus (Le Sauvage, 1824)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Hyperoplus lanceolatus (Le Sauvage, 1824)

Synonyms:

Ammodytes lanceolatus Le Sauvage, 1824, Bull. sci. Soc. philom. Paris, 1824: 141 (Calvados, Channel coast of France). Syntypes: MNHN no. B 1266, Caen.
Ammodytes tobianus (non Linn.): Cuvier, 1829, 2: 360 Nilsson, 1855: 653 Yarrell, 1859, 1: 89 (fig.) Kändler, 1941: 45 et seq.
Ammodytes lanceolatus: Moreau, 1881, 3: 217 Day, 1882: 329, pl. XCII (fig. I) Smitt, 1895: 570, fig. 135, pl. XXIII (fig. 4) Saemundsson, 1927: 33 Duncker & Mohr, 1935: 217; 1939: 15, fig. 2a Jenkins, 1936: 166, pl. 64 Andersson, 1942, 1:107, pl. 32 Poll, 1947: 267, fig. 171-172 Albuquerque, 1956: 832, fig. 349A Duncker (ed. Ladiges), 1960: 245, fig. 94 Lozano Rey, 1960, 3: 264, fig. 104.
Hyperoplus lanceolatus: Andriashev, 1954: 322, fig. 182-183 Wheeler, 1969: 378, fig.


Common names:

greater sand eel [En]
grosser Sandaal [De]
lançon [Fr]
lanzon [Es]
launce [En]
storsil [No]
tobiskonge [Da]
smelt [Ne]

Greater sand eel (Hyperoplus lanceolatus)