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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Microstomus kitt (Walbaum, 1792)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Microstomus kitt Walbaum, 1792

Common synomyms:

Pleuronectes kitt Walbaum, 1792, Artedi Piscium: 120 (British waters).
Pleuronectes microcephalus Donovan, 1803, Nat. Hist. Brit. Fish., 2: 42.
Pleuronectes laevis Shaw, 1803, Gen. Zool., 4: 299.
Platessa pola Cuvier, 1829, Règne animal, ed. II, 2: 339.
Microstomus latidens Gottsche, 1835, Arch. Naturg., 2: 150 (Denmark).
Pleuronectes gilli Steindachner, 1868, Sitzber. Akad. Wiss., Wien., 57: 40 (Iceland).
Microstomus kitt: Norman, 1934: 356-357, fig. 259 (additional synonyms and references) Joensen & Tåning, 1970: 191-193.


Common names:

bergskädda [Sv]
bergtunga [Sv]
echte Rotzunge [De]
lemon sole [En]
limande-sole [Fr]
lomre [No]
malorotaja kambala [Ru]
mendo limon [Es]
rodovalho [Pr]
rødtunge [Da]
Rotzunge [De]
tongschar [Ne]

Lemon sole (Microstomus kitt)