Family Acanthuridae - Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes
  Order
:
Acanthuridae
  Class
:
Actinopterygii
No. in FishBase
:
Genera : 6 | Species : 84 Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
  Environment
:
Fresh : No | Brackish : No | Marine : Yes
  Division
:
Marine
  Aquarium
:
many
  First Fossil Record
:
lower   Tertiary     Eocene
Ref..   Nelson, J.S. 1994
  Remark
:
Distribution: Circumtropical, especially around coral reefs; five species in the Atlantic, the remaining in the Pacific and Indian oceans. All have a deep compressed body with the eye high on the head and a long preorbital bone. Single unnotched dorsal fin with 4-9 spines and 19-31 rays; anal fin with 2 (only Naso) or 3 spines and 19-36 rays; pelvic fins with 1 spine and 3 (Naso and Paracanthurus) or 5 rays. Very small ctenoid scales. A small terminal mouth with a single row of close-set teeth. Most surgeon fishes graze on benthic algae and have a long intestine; some feed mainly on zooplankton or detritus. Surgeon fishes are able to slash other fishes with their sharp caudal spines by a rapid side sweep of the tail. Pelagic spawners. Many species have bright colors and are popular aquarium fishes.
  Etymology
:
Greek, akantha = thorn + oura = tail ( Ref. 45335).
  Reproductive guild
:
nonguarders
  Typical activity level
:
normal
  Main Ref
:
  Coordinator
:
  Deep Fin Classification
:
Osteichthyes | Actinopterygii | Actinopteri | Neopterygii | Teleostei | Osteoglossocephalai | Clupeocephala | Euteleosteomorpha | Neoteleostei | Eurypterygia | Ctenosquamata | Acanthomorphata | Acanthopterygii | Percomorphaceae | Eupercaria | | | Acanthuriformes | | | Acanthuridae

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Species/Synonymy list for the family Acanthuridae as currently in FishBase

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Scientifc name Status Senior/Junior synonym Combination
Acanthurinae
Acanthurus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
acceptedseniornew
Chaetodon lineatus Linnaeus, 1758
synonymseniororiginal
Ctenodon lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
synonymseniornew
Harpurus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
synonymseniornew
Hepatus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
synonymseniornew
Rhombotides lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
synonymseniornew
Teuthis lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus vittatus Bennett, 1828
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus nigricans (Linnaeus, 1758)
acceptedseniornew
Chaetodon nigricans Linnaeus, 1758
synonymseniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus aliala Lesson, 1831
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus japonicus (non Schmidt, 1931)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
acceptedseniornew
Chaetodon triostegus Linnaeus, 1758
synonymseniororiginal
synonymseniornew
Hepatus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
synonymseniornew
Rhombotides triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
synonymseniornew
Teuthis triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
synonymseniornew
! Acanthurus triastegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
synonymseniornew
! Acanthurus triostegust (Linnaeus, 1758)
synonymseniornew
Harpurus fasciatus Forster, 1801
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus zebra Lacepède, 1802
synonymjuniororiginal
Chaetodon couaga Lacepède, 1802
synonymjuniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus hirudo Bennett, 1829
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus subarmatus Bennett, 1840
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus pentazona Bleeker, 1850
synonymjuniororiginal
Rhombotides pentazona (Bleeker, 1850)
synonymjuniornew
synonymjuniororiginal
Hepatus sandvicensis (Streets, 1877)
synonymjuniornew
Teuthis sandvicensis (Streets, 1877)
synonymjuniornew
Teuthis elegans Garman, 1899
synonymjuniororiginal
Teuthis troughtoni Whitley, 1928
synonymjuniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus gahhm (Forsskål, 1775)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal
! Acanthurus gahm (Forsskål, 1775)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus nigricans (non Linnaeus, 1758)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus nigricauda (non Duncker & Mohr, 1929)
misappliedmisappliedchange in rank
Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)
acceptedseniornew
Chaetodon nigrofuscus Forsskål, 1775
synonymseniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
Ctenodon rubropunctatus (Rüppell, 1829)
synonymjuniornew
ambiguousquestionableoriginal
Hepatus fuliginosus (Lesson, 1831)
ambiguousquestionablenew
Acanthurus lineolatus Valenciennes, 1835
ambiguousquestionableoriginal
Hepatus lineolatus (Valenciennes, 1835)
ambiguousquestionablenew
Acanthurus matoides Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
Hepatus lucillae Fowler, 1938
synonymjuniororiginal
Teuthis lucillae (Fowler, 1938)
synonymjuniornew
! Acanthurus gahm (non Forsskål, 1775)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus elongatus (non Lacepède, 1802)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Hepatus elongatus (non Lacepède, 1802)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Teuthis elongatus (non Lacepède, 1802)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus mata (non Cuvier, 1829)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus flavoguttatus (non Kittlitz, 1834)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Acanthurus marginatus (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Acanthurus nigroris (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Acanthurus bipunctatus (non Günther, 1861)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Teuthis bipunctatus (non Günther, 1861)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus sohal (Forsskål, 1775)
acceptedseniornew
Chaetodon sohal Forsskål, 1775
synonymseniororiginal
! Aspisurus sohar (Forsskål, 1775)
synonymseniornew
! Chaetodon sohar (Forsskål, 1775)
synonymseniornew
! Choetodon sohab (Forsskål, 1775)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus carinatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus ruppelii Swainson, 1839
ambiguoushomonymoriginal
Ctenodon ruppelii (Swainson, 1839)
ambiguoushomonymnew
Acanthurus chirurgus (Bloch, 1787)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal
! Acanthurus chirurgicus (Bloch, 1787)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus phlebotomus Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus nigricans (non Linnaeus, 1758)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus hepatus (non Linnaeus, 1766)
misappliedmisappliednew
Hepatus hepatus (non Linnaeus, 1766)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Teuthis hepatus (non Linnaeus, 1766)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Acanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
acceptedseniororiginal
Teuthis coeruleus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
synonymseniornew
! Acanthurus caeruleus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
synonymseniornew
! Acanthurus coerulus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
synonymseniororiginal
! Hepatus caeruleus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus broussonnetii Desmarest, 1823
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus violaceus Castelnau, 1855
synonymjuniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
Teuthis helioides Barbour, 1905
synonymjuniororiginal
! Acanthurus heliodes (Barbour, 1905)
synonymjuniornew
Hepatus pawnee Breder, 1927
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus nigricans (non Linnaeus, 1758)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus guttatus Forster, 1801
acceptedseniororiginal
Harpurus guttatus (Forster, 1801)
synonymseniornew
Hepatus guttatus (Forster, 1801)
synonymseniornew
Rhombotides guttatus (Forster, 1801)
synonymseniornew
Teuthis guttatus (Forster, 1801)
synonymseniornew
Zabrasoma guttatus (Forster, 1801)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus olivaceus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
acceptedseniororiginal
Hepatus olivaceus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
synonymseniornew
Rhombotides olivaceus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
synonymseniornew
Teuthis olivaceus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
synonymseniornew
! Acanthurus olicaceous Bloch & Schneider, 1801
synonymseniororiginal
Acanthurus eparei Lesson, 1830
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus humeralis Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
Ctenodon erythromelas (Swainson, 1839)
synonymjuniornew
Harpurus paroticus Forster, 1844
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus chrysosoma Bleeker, 1857
synonymjuniororiginal
Hepatus chrysosoma (Bleeker, 1857)
synonymjuniornew
ambiguousquestionableoriginal
acceptedseniororiginal
Hepatus achilles (Shaw, 1803)
synonymseniornew
Teuthis achilles (Shaw, 1803)
synonymseniornew
! Acanthurus achillas Shaw, 1803
synonymseniororiginal
Acanthurus aterrimus Günther, 1872
synonymjuniororiginal
Hepatus aterrimus (Günther, 1872)
synonymjuniornew
Teuthis aterrimus (Günther, 1872)
synonymjuniornew
Acanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829)
acceptedseniornew
Chaetodon mata Cuvier, 1829
synonymseniororiginal
! Chaetodon meta Cuvier, 1829
synonymseniororiginal
Acanthurus bleekeri Günther, 1861
synonymjuniororiginal
Hepatus weberi Ahl, 1923
synonymjuniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus bariene Lesson, 1831
acceptedseniororiginal
Hepatus bariene (Lesson, 1831)
synonymseniornew
! Acanthurus barine Lesson, 1831
synonymseniororiginal
Acanthurus kingii Bennett, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus nummifer Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
Rhombotides nummifer (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymjuniornew
acceptedseniororiginal
Hepatus leucosternon (Bennett, 1833)
synonymseniornew
Rhombotides leucosternon (Bennett, 1833)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus delisiani Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus delisianus Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus pyroferus Kittlitz, 1834
acceptedseniororiginal
Hepatus pyroferus (Kittlitz, 1834)
synonymseniornew
! Hepatus pyriferus (Kittlitz, 1834)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus armiger Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus celebicus Bleeker, 1853
synonymjuniororiginal
Hepatus celebicus (Bleeker, 1853)
synonymjuniornew
Rhombotides celebicus (Bleeker, 1853)
synonymjuniornew
Acanthurus fuscus Steindachner, 1861
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus leucosternon (non Bennett, 1833)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Hepatus leucosternon (non Bennett, 1833)
misappliedmisappliednew
! Acanthurus leucocheilos (non Herre, 1927)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus tristis (non Randall, 1993)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Acanthurus blochii Valenciennes, 1835
acceptedseniororiginal
Acanthurus mata (non Cuvier, 1829)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus bleekeri (non Günther, 1861)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Acanthurus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1835
acceptedseniororiginal
! Acanthurus dussumierri Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835
synonymseniororiginal
Hepatus dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymseniornew
Rhombotides dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymseniornew
Teuthis dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymseniornew
! Acanthurus dussumiere Valenciennes, 1835
synonymseniororiginal
Acanthurus undulatus Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus lamarrii Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
Rhombotides lamarrii (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymjuniornew
Acanthurus bariene (non Lesson, 1831)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Hepatus bariene (non Lesson, 1831)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus matoides (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Hepatus grammoptilus (non Richardson, 1843)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Teuthis grammoptilus (non Richardson, 1843)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus nigroris Valenciennes, 1835
acceptedseniororiginal
Acanthurus nigros Günther, 1861
ambiguousquestionableoriginal
Acanthurus bipunctatus Günther, 1861
synonymjuniororiginal
Teuthis atrimentatus Jordan & Evermann, 1903
synonymjuniororiginal
Hepatus atramentatus Jordan & Evermann, 1905
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus atramentatus (Jordan & Evermann, 1905)
synonymjuniornew
Acanthurus elongatus (non Lacepède, 1802)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Hepatus elongatus (non Lacepède, 1802)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Teuthis striatus (non Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Hepatus leucopareius (non Jenkins, 1903)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus xanthopterus Valenciennes, 1835
acceptedseniororiginal
Hepatus xanthopterus (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymseniornew
Teuthis xanthopterus (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus rasi Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
Teuthis crestonis Jordan & Starks, 1895
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus crestonis (Jordan & Starks, 1895)
synonymjuniornew
Hepatus crestonis (Jordan & Starks, 1895)
synonymjuniornew
Teuthis guentheri Jenkins, 1903
synonymjuniororiginal
! Hepatus guntheri (Jenkins, 1903)
synonymjuniornew
! Teuthis güntheri Jenkins, 1903
synonymjuniororiginal
Hepatus aquilinus Jordan & Seale, 1906
synonymjuniororiginal
Teuthis guentheri Bamber, 1915
ambiguousquestionableoriginal
Acanthurus reticulatus Shen & Lim, 1973
synonymjuniororiginal
Teuthis nigrofuscus (non Forsskål, 1775)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Hepatus elongatus (non Lacepède, 1802)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Teuthis mata (non Cuvier, 1829)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus fuliginosus (non Lesson, 1831)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Hepatus bariene (non Lesson, 1831)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus blochii (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Acanthurus matoides (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Rhombotides matoides (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus grammoptilus (non Richardson, 1843)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Acanthurus umbra (non Jenkins, 1903)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus grammoptilus Richardson, 1843
acceptedseniororiginal
Hepatus nigrofuscus (non Forsskål, 1775)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus bahianus Castelnau, 1855
acceptedseniororiginal
Teuthis bahianus (Castelnau, 1855)
synonymseniornew
acceptedseniororiginal
Teuthis tractus (Poey, 1860)
synonymseniornew
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus chirurgus (non Bloch, 1787)
misappliedmisappliednew
Teuthis coeruleus (non Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus bahianus (non Castelnau, 1855)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Hepatus bahianus (non Castelnau, 1855)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus tennentii Günther, 1861
acceptedseniororiginal
! Acanthurus tennenti Günther, 1861
synonymseniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
Hepatus sohal (non Forsskål, 1775)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus olivaceus (non Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Acanthurus polyzona (Bleeker, 1868)
acceptedseniornew
Rhombotides polyzona Bleeker, 1868
synonymseniororiginal
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus monroviae Steindachner, 1876
acceptedseniororiginal
Teuthis munroviae (Steindachner, 1876)
synonymseniornew
! Acanthurus monrovie Steindachner, 1876
synonymseniororiginal
Hepatus hepatus (non Linnaeus, 1766)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus chirurgus (non Bloch, 1787)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus phlebotomus (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Acanthurus leucopareius (Jenkins, 1903)
acceptedseniornew
Teuthis leucopareius Jenkins, 1903
synonymseniororiginal
Hepatus leucopareius (Jenkins, 1903)
synonymseniornew
Teuthis bishopi Bryan & Herre, 1903
synonymjuniororiginal
Teuthis umbra Jenkins, 1903
synonymjuniororiginal
Hepatus umbra (Jenkins, 1903)
synonymjuniornew
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal
Hepatus nigricans (non Linnaeus, 1758)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus thompsoni (Fowler, 1923)
acceptedseniornew
Hepatus thompsoni Fowler, 1923
synonymseniororiginal
Teuthis thompsoni (Fowler, 1923)
synonymseniornew
synonymjuniororiginal
Hepatus philippinus (Herre, 1927)
synonymjuniornew
acceptedseniororiginal
synonymseniororiginal
synonymseniororiginal
synonymseniororiginal
Acanthurus nigricauda Duncker & Mohr, 1929
acceptedseniorchange in rank
Acanthurus gahm nigricauda Duncker & Mohr, 1929
synonymseniororiginal
! Acanthurus nigricauada Duncker & Mohr, 1929
synonymseniorchange in rank
! Acanthurus nigricaudus Duncker & Mohr, 1929
synonymseniororiginal
Acanthurus nigricans (non Linnaeus, 1758)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus gahhm (non Forsskål, 1775)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus nubilus (Fowler & Bean, 1929)
acceptedseniornew
Hepatus nubilus Fowler & Bean, 1929
synonymseniororiginal
Harpurina nubilus (Fowler & Bean, 1929)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus japonicus (Schmidt, 1931)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal
! Acanthurus japonica (Schmidt, 1931)
synonymseniornew
! Acanthurus japonicas (Schmidt, 1931)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus fowleri de Beaufort, 1951
acceptedseniororiginal
Acanthurus bariene (non Lesson, 1831)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Hepatus pyroferus (non Kittlitz, 1834)
misappliedmisappliednew
acceptedseniororiginal
Hepatus nigrofuscus (non Forsskål, 1775)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus randalli Briggs & Caldwell, 1957
acceptedseniororiginal
Acanthurus chronixis Randall, 1960
acceptedseniororiginal
Acanthurus albipectoralis Allen & Ayling, 1987
acceptedseniororiginal
Acanthurus tristis Randall, 1993
acceptedseniororiginal
Acanthurus sp. Not applicable
synonymotherother
Acanthurus pyroferus (non Kittlitz, 1834)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Acanthurus reversus Randall & Earle, 1999
acceptedseniororiginal
Acanthurus albimento Carpenter, Williams & Santos, 2017
acceptedseniororiginal
Zebrasoma velifer (Bloch, 1795)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus velifer Bloch, 1795
synonymseniororiginal
! Zebrasoma veliferum (Bloch, 1795)
synonymseniornew
! Zebrasoma verifellum (Bloch, 1795)
synonymseniornew
Zebrasoma desjardinii (non Bennett, 1836)
misappliedmisappliednew
! Zebrasoma desjardini (non Bennett, 1836)
misappliedmisappliednew
Zebrasoma flavescens (Bennett, 1828)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus flavescens Bennett, 1828
synonymseniororiginal
Zebrasoma scopas (Cuvier, 1829)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus scopas Cuvier, 1829
synonymseniororiginal
! Zebrasoma scopes (Cuvier, 1829)
synonymseniornew
! Zebrasoma scopoas (Cuvier, 1829)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus suillus Cuvier, 1829
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus altivelis Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus ruppelii Bennett, 1836
synonymjuniororiginal
Zebrasoma supraalba Fowler, 1946
synonymjuniororiginal
Zebrasoma flavescens (non Bennett, 1828)
misappliedmisappliednew
Zebrasoma gemmatum (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliednew
Zebrasoma gemmatum (Valenciennes, 1835)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus gemmatus Valenciennes, 1835
synonymseniororiginal
Zebrasoma desjardinii (Bennett, 1836)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal
Zebrasoma desjardini (Bennett, 1836)
synonymseniornew
Zebrasoma velifer (non Bloch, 1795)
misappliedmisappliednew
Zebrasoma veliferum (non Bloch, 1795)
misappliedmisappliednew
Zebrasoma xanthurum (Blyth, 1852)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal
! Zebrasoma xanthurus (Blyth, 1852)
synonymseniornew
Zebrasoma rostratum (Günther, 1875)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus rostratus Günther, 1875
synonymseniororiginal
Paracanthurus hepatus (Linnaeus, 1766)
acceptedseniornew
Teuthis hepatus Linnaeus, 1766
synonymseniororiginal
Acanthurus hepatus (Linnaeus, 1766)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus theuthis Lacepède, 1802
synonymjuniororiginal
Paracanthurus theuthis (Lacepède, 1802)
synonymjuniornew
Ctenochaetus strigosus (Bennett, 1828)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus strigosus Bennett, 1828
synonymseniororiginal
! Ctenochaetus stigosus (Bennett, 1828)
synonymseniornew
Ctenochaetus striatus (non Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
misappliedmisappliednew
Ctenochaetus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus striatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
synonymseniororiginal
Acanthurus argenteus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
synonymjuniororiginal
Acronurus argenteus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
synonymjuniornew
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus ketlitzii Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
! Acanthurus kettlitzii Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus ctenodon Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
Ctenodon ctenodon (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymjuniornew
Ctenodon cuvierii Swainson, 1839
synonymjuniororiginal
Ctenochaetus strigosus (non Bennett, 1828)
misappliedmisappliednew
Ctenochaetus marginatus (Valenciennes, 1835)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus marginatus Valenciennes, 1835
synonymseniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
Ctenochaetus magnus Randall, 1955
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus guttatus (non Forster, 1801)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Ctenochaetus strigosus (non Bennett, 1828)
misappliedmisappliednew
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
Ctenochaetus strigosus (non Bennett, 1828)
misappliedmisappliednew
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
! Ctenochaetus tominienis Randall, 1955
synonymseniororiginal
Ctenochaetus cyanocheilus Randall & Clements, 2001
acceptedseniororiginal
Ctenochaetus striatus (non Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
misappliedmisappliednew
Ctenochaetus strigosus (non Bennett, 1828)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus pyroferus (non Kittlitz, 1834)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Ctenochaetus binotatus (non Randall, 1955)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Ctenochaetus truncatus Randall & Clements, 2001
acceptedseniororiginal
Ctenochaetus strigosus (non Bennett, 1828)
misappliedmisappliednew
Acanthurus ctenodon (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Ctenochaetus cyanoguttatus (non Randall, 1955)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Nasinae
Naso unicornis (Forsskål, 1775)
acceptedseniornew
Chaetodon unicornis Forsskål, 1775
synonymseniororiginal
Acanthurus unicornis (Forsskål, 1775)
synonymseniornew
! Naso unicornus (Forsskål, 1775)
synonymseniornew
Naso lituratus (Forster, 1801)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus lituratus Forster, 1801
synonymseniororiginal
Callicanthus lituratus (Forster, 1801)
synonymseniornew
! Naso literatus (Forster, 1801)
synonymseniornew
Aspisurus carolinarum Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
synonymjuniororiginal
Prionurus eoume Lesson, 1831
synonymjuniororiginal
Monoceros garretti Seale, 1901
synonymjuniororiginal
Naso tuberosus Lacepède, 1801
acceptedseniororiginal
Naso annulatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
acceptedseniornew
Priodon annulatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
synonymseniororiginal
! Naso annularis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
synonymseniornew
Naso herrei Smith, 1966
synonymjuniororiginal
Naso brevirostris (Cuvier, 1829)
acceptedseniornew
Naseus brevirostris Cuvier, 1829
synonymseniororiginal
! Naso brevorostris (Cuvier, 1829)
synonymseniornew
Naseus brevirostris Valenciennes, 1835
ambiguoushomonymoriginal
Naso brevirostris (Valenciennes, 1835)
ambiguoushomonymnew
synonymjuniororiginal
Naso elegans (Rüppell, 1829)
acceptedseniornew
Aspisurus elegans Rüppell, 1829
synonymseniororiginal
Callicanthus lituratus (non Forster, 1801)
misappliedmisappliednew
Naso lituratus (non Forster, 1801)
misappliedmisappliednew
Cyphomycter eoume (non Lesson, 1831)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Naso thynnoides (Cuvier, 1829)
acceptedseniornew
Axinurus thynnoides Cuvier, 1829
synonymseniororiginal
! Naso thynoides (Cuvier, 1829)
synonymseniornew
Naso brachycentron (Valenciennes, 1835)
acceptedseniornew
Naseus brachycentron Valenciennes, 1835
synonymseniororiginal
! Naso branchycentron (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymseniornew
ambiguousquestionableoriginal
Naso rigoletto Smith, 1951
synonymjuniororiginal
Naso tonganus (Valenciennes, 1835)
acceptedseniornew
Naseus tonganus Valenciennes, 1835
synonymseniororiginal
Acanthurus tuberosus (non Lacepède, 1801)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Cyphomycter tuberosus (non Lacepède, 1801)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Naso tuberosus (non Lacepède, 1801)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Naso vlamingii (Valenciennes, 1835)
acceptedseniornew
Naseus vlamingii Valenciennes, 1835
synonymseniororiginal
! Naso valmingi (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymseniornew
! Naso vlamigii (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymseniornew
! Naso vlamingi (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymseniornew
Naso hexacanthus (Bleeker, 1855)
acceptedseniornew
Priodon hexacanthus Bleeker, 1855
synonymseniororiginal
! Naso hexacantus (Bleeker, 1855)
synonymseniornew
Naseus vomer Klunzinger, 1871
synonymjuniororiginal
Naso vomer (Klunzinger, 1871)
synonymjuniornew
Naso thorpei Smith, 1966
synonymjuniororiginal
Naso lopezi Herre, 1927
acceptedseniororiginal
Naso sp. Not applicable
synonymotherother
! Naso lopezii Herre, 1927
synonymseniororiginal
Naso vomer (non Klunzinger, 1871)
misappliedmisappliednew
Naso fageni Morrow, 1954
acceptedseniororiginal
Cyphomycter fageni (Morrow, 1954)
synonymseniornew
synonymjuniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
Naso minor (Smith, 1966)
acceptedseniornew
Axinurus minor Smith, 1966
synonymseniororiginal
Naso unicolor (Günther, 1861)
ambiguousquestionablenew
Naso maculatus Randall & Struhsaker, 1981
acceptedseniororiginal
Naso caesius Randall & Bell, 1992
acceptedseniororiginal
Naso caeruleacauda Randall, 1994
acceptedseniororiginal
Naso fageni (non Morrow, 1954)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Naso reticulatus Randall, 2001
acceptedseniororiginal
Naso sp. Not applicable
synonymotherother
Naso mcdadei Johnson, 2002
acceptedseniororiginal
! Naso macdadei Johnson, 2002
synonymseniororiginal
Naso tuberosus (non Lacepède, 1801)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Naso tergus Ho, Shen & Chang, 2011
acceptedseniororiginal
Naso thynnoides (non Cuvier, 1829)
misappliedmisappliednew
Prionurinae
Prionurus microlepidotus Lacepède, 1804
acceptedseniororiginal
Prionurus scalprum Valenciennes, 1835
acceptedseniororiginal
Xesurus scalprum (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymseniornew
! Prionurus scalprus Valenciennes, 1835
synonymseniororiginal
Prionurus laticlavius (Valenciennes, 1846)
acceptedseniornew
Naseus laticlavius Valenciennes, 1846
synonymseniororiginal
Xesurus laticlavius (Valenciennes, 1846)
synonymseniornew
Xesurus clarionis Gilbert & Starks, 1897
synonymjuniororiginal
Prionurus clarionis (Gilbert & Starks, 1897)
synonymjuniornew
Prionurus hopkinsi (Gilbert & Starks, 1904)
synonymjuniornew
acceptedseniororiginal
Xesurus punctatus (Gill, 1862)
synonymseniornew
Prionurus maculatus Ogilby, 1887
acceptedseniororiginal
Prionurus biafraensis (Blache & Rossignol, 1962)
acceptedseniornew
Xesurus biafraensis Blache & Rossignol, 1962
synonymseniororiginal
Prionurus chrysurus Randall, 2001
acceptedseniororiginal
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