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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Symphurus nigrescens Rafinesque, 1810

Scientific synonyms and common names

Symphurus nigrescens Rafinesque, 1810

Synonyms:

Symphurus nigrescens Rafinesque, 1810, Indice Ittiol. sicil.: 13 & 52 (Sicily).
Plagusia lactea Bonaparte, 1833, Icon., 3, punt. 27, pl. ('nostro mare' = Tyrrhenian Sea).
Plagusia lactea: O. G. Costa, 1829-1857 [1850]: 60 Scordia, 1927: 289; 1929: 348.
Ammopleurops lacteus: Günther, 1862, 4: 490 ('Mediterranean').
Plagusia picta A. Costa, 1862a, Ann. Mus. zool. Napoli, 1: 44-50.
Symphurus lactea: Kyle, 1913: 130, fig. 23-24, pl. 4 (fig. 41-44) ('western Mediterranean and Gulf of Taranto').
Symphurus nigrescens: Dieuzeide et al., 1955: 335 Torchio, 1963: 274, pl. XLI Tortonese & Casanova, 1970: 43, fig. 8 Blache et al., 1970: 439, fig. 1112 BenTuvia, 1971: 34.
Ammopleurops lacteus: Soljan, 1963: 11 & fig.


Common names:

lingua di cane [It]
lingua [Pr]
pelada [Es]
plagusie sombre [Fr]
sole grise [Fr]
spotted tonguesole [En]
tongue-sole [En]

Spotted tonguesole (Symphurus nigrescens)