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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Selene dorsalis (Gill, 1863)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Selene dorsalis (Gill, 1862)

Synonyms:

Vomer setapinnis of authors
Selene setapinnis (Mitchill, 1815)
From the synonymy of this species, delete Vomer goreensis Guichenot, 1866 (not 1858: nomen nudum) (holotype: MNHN 2924), Vomer gaboensis Guichenot, 1866 (holotype: MNHN 2928), Vomer senegalensis Guichenot, 1866 (holotype: MNHN 2918) and Vomer dorsalis Gill, 1862. All these four nominal species are synonyms of Vomer dorsalis Gill, 1862, a valid species from the area south to the Clofnam area.
Vomer brownii: Cuvier, 1833 is only pro parte a synonym of Selene setapinnis.


Common names:

African lookdown [En]
Musso africain [Fr]
Jorobado africano [Es]

African lookdown (Selene dorsalis)