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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Lepidopus caudatus (Euphrasen, 1788)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Lepidopus caudatus (Euphrasen, 1788)

Synonyms:

Trichiurus caudatus Euphrasen, 1788, K. VetenskAkad Handl., Stockholm, 9: 52, pl. 9 (fig. 2) (Cape of Good Hope).
Lepidopus argenteus Bonnaterre, 1788, Tabl. encycl. méth., Ichth.: 58, pl. 87 (fig. 364) (partim).
Trichiurus ensiformis Vandelli, 1797, Mem. Acad. Sci. Lisboa, 1: 70.
Lepidopus gouanianus Lacepède, 1800, Hist. nat. Poiss., 2: 519.
Trichiurus gladius Holten, 1802, Skr. Nat. Selsk., Kjøbenh., 5 (2): 23, pl. 2 (fig. 1) (Portugal).
Vandellius lusitanicus Shaw, 1803, Gen. Zool., 4: 199.
Lepidopus Peronii Risso, 1810, Ichth. Nice: 148, pl. 5 (fig. 18) (Nice, France).
Scarcina argyrea Rafinesque, 1810, Caratt. Gen. Spec. Sicil.: 20, pl. 7 (fig. 1) (Sicily).
Ziphotheca tetradens Montagu, 1811, Mem. Werner. nat. Hist. Soc., 1: 81 (England). Holotype: BMNH no. 1955.6.2.1.
Lepidopus caudatus: Day, 1880: 156-157, pl. 51 (fig. 2) Ninni, 1929?, in Joubin, ed. 1929-1938: pl. 277, fig. Fowler, 1936: 639-640, fig. 289 Nybelin, 1942, in Andersson: 79, pl. p. 83 Soljan, 1948: 123, fig. Smith, 1949: 312, fig. 867 Dollfus, 1955: 56, 142 Dieuzeide et al., 1955: 131-133, fig. Barriety, 1956: 141 Tucker, 1956: 93-95. fig. 10 Tortonese, 1958: 329 Mathiasson, 1963: 19-25 Wheeler, 1969: 388, fig. 129.
Lepidopus argenteus: Moreau, 1881: 544-547, fig. 143.
Lepidopus lex Phillips, 1932, N.Z. Jl Sci. Technol., 13: 232 (New Zealand).


Common names:

espada branca [Pr]
espadiella [Es]
fjamma [Mlt]
frostfish [En]
pesce sciabola [It]
pez cinto [Es]
sabre argenté [Fr]
sabre [Fr]
scabbard fish [Es]
silver scabbard fish [En]
spadopsaro [He]
zmijicnjak repas [Hr]

Frostfish (Lepidopus caudatus)