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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Synodus saurus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Synodus saurus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Synonyms:

Salmo saurus Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X, 1: 310 ('habitat in Europa').
Salmo saurus: Bloch, 1794: 116, pl. 384 (fig. 1) Moreau, 1881, 3: 515.
Osmerus saurus: Lacepède, 1803, 5: 229.
Osmerus fasciatus Risso, 1810, Ichthyol. Nice: 326 (Nice). Holotype: MNHN no. B 851.
Tirus marmoratus Rafinesque, 1810, Caratt.: 56 (Palermo).
Saurus saurus: Cuvier, 1817: 169 Roule, 1919: 33, 145.
Saurus fasciatus: Risso, 1826: 464 Valenciennes, 1849, in Cuv. Val., 22: 470 Moreau, 1881, 3: 512, fig. 204.
Saurus trivirgatus Valenciennes, 1839, in Webb & Berthelot: 72 [1843], pl. 15 (fig. 1) (Canary Islands). Holotype: MNHN no. A 8608.
Laurida mediterranea Swainson, 1838, Nat. Hist. Fish. Amphib. Rept., 2: 246 (Mediterranean).
Saurus griseus Lowe, 1839, Trans. zool. Soc. Lond., 2 (3): 188 (Madeira).
Saurus lacerta (nec Risso): Lowe, 1841: 188 Valenciennes, 1849, in Cuv. Val., 22: 463.
Saurus trivirgatus: Guichenot, 1850: 98 (Algiers).
Synodus saurus: Jordan & Evermann, 1896: 296 Pietschmann, 1906: 134 Buen, 1926: 50 Fowler, 1936: 343, fig. 160 Maul, 1946: 9, fig. 1 Lozano Rey, 1947: 379, fig. 15, pl. 6 (fig. 2) Maul, 1948: 142 Dieuzeide & Novella, 1954: 55, fig. Mead, 1966: 59-65, fig. 21-22 (numerous references).
Aulopus filamentosus (nec Cloquet): Nobre, 1935: 395.
Alpismaris risso Risso, 1826
Saurus vulgaris Cloquet, 1827
Synodus cinereus Hildebrand, 1948


Common names:

atlantic lizardfish [En]
Eidechsenfisch [De]
lagartoda-costa [Pr]
lézard [Fr]
lizard fish [En]
pesce lucertola [It]
pez de San Francisco [Es]
scarmòs [He]

Atlantic lizardfish (Synodus saurus)