Family Acanthuridae - Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes
  Order
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Acanthuridae
  Class
:
Actinopterygii
No. in FishBase
:
Genera : 6 | Species : 82 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
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  Deep Fin Classification
:
Osteichthyes | Actinopterygii | Actinopteri | Neopterygii | Teleostei | Osteoglossocephalai | Clupeocephala | Euteleosteomorpha | Neoteleostei | Eurypterygia | Ctenosquamata | Acanthomorphata | Euacanthomorphacea | Percomorphaceae | Percomorpharia | Acanthuriformes | Acanthuridae

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

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The list ordered as follows:

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Scientifc name Status Senior/Junior synonym Combination CofF
Acanthurinae
Acanthurus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
acceptedseniornew
Chaetodon lineatus Linnaeus, 1758
synonymseniororiginal1
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
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus nigricans (Linnaeus, 1758)
acceptedseniornew
Chaetodon nigricans Linnaeus, 1758
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus aliala Lesson, 1831
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus japonicus (non Schmidt, 1930)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
acceptedseniornew
Chaetodon triostegus Linnaeus, 1758
synonymseniororiginal1
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
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus zebra Lacepède, 1802
synonymjuniororiginal1
Chaetodon couaga Lacepède, 1802
synonymjuniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus hirudo Bennett, 1829
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus subarmatus Bennett, 1840
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus pentazona Bleeker, 1850
synonymjuniororiginal1
Rhombotides pentazona (Bleeker, 1850)
synonymjuniornew
synonymjuniororiginal2
Hepatus sandvicensis (Streets, 1877)
synonymjuniornew
Teuthis sandvicensis (Streets, 1877)
synonymjuniornew
Teuthis elegans Garman, 1899
synonymjuniororiginal1
Teuthis troughtoni Whitley, 1928
synonymjuniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus gahhm (Forsskål, 1775)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
! Acanthurus gahm (Forsskål, 1775)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus nigricans (non Linnaeus, 1758)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus nigricauda (non Duncker & Mohr, 1929)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)
acceptedseniornew
Chaetodon nigrofuscus Forsskål, 1775
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ctenodon rubropunctatus (Rüppell, 1829)
synonymjuniornew
ambiguousquestionableoriginal2
Hepatus fuliginosus (Lesson, 1831)
ambiguousquestionablenew
Acanthurus lineolatus Valenciennes, 1835
ambiguousquestionableoriginal1
Hepatus lineolatus (Valenciennes, 1835)
ambiguousquestionablenew
Acanthurus matoides Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal1
Hepatus lucillae Fowler, 1938
synonymjuniororiginal1
Teuthis lucillae (Fowler, 1938)
synonymjuniornew
! Acanthurus gahm (non Forsskål, 1775)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus elongatus (non Lacepède, 1802)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Hepatus elongatus (non Lacepède, 1802)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Teuthis elongatus (non Lacepède, 1802)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus mata (non Cuvier, 1829)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus flavoguttatus (non Kittlitz, 1834)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus marginatus (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus nigroris (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus bipunctatus (non Günther, 1861)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Teuthis bipunctatus (non Günther, 1861)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus sohal (Forsskål, 1775)
acceptedseniornew
Chaetodon sohal Forsskål, 1775
synonymseniororiginal1
! Aspisurus sohar (Forsskål, 1775)
synonymseniornew
! Chaetodon sohar (Forsskål, 1775)
synonymseniornew
! Choetodon sohab (Forsskål, 1775)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus carinatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus ruppelii Swainson, 1839
ambiguoushomonymoriginal2
Ctenodon ruppelii (Swainson, 1839)
ambiguoushomonymnew
Acanthurus chirurgus (Bloch, 1787)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
! Acanthurus chirurgicus (Bloch, 1787)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus phlebotomus Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus nigricans (non Linnaeus, 1758)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus hepatus (non Linnaeus, 1766)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Hepatus hepatus (non Linnaeus, 1766)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Teuthis hepatus (non Linnaeus, 1766)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
acceptedseniororiginal1
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
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus violaceus Castelnau, 1855
synonymjuniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Teuthis helioides Barbour, 1905
synonymjuniororiginal1
! Acanthurus heliodes (Barbour, 1905)
synonymjuniornew
Hepatus pawnee Breder, 1927
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus nigricans (non Linnaeus, 1758)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus guttatus Forster, 1801
acceptedseniororiginal1
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
acceptedseniororiginal1
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
synonymjuniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal2
Ctenodon erythromelas (Swainson, 1839)
synonymjuniornew
Harpurus paroticus Forster, 1844
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus chrysosoma Bleeker, 1857
synonymjuniororiginal1
Hepatus chrysosoma (Bleeker, 1857)
synonymjuniornew
ambiguousquestionableoriginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
Hepatus achilles (Shaw, 1803)
synonymseniornew
Teuthis achilles (Shaw, 1803)
synonymseniornew
! Acanthurus achillas Shaw, 1803
synonymseniororiginal
Acanthurus aterrimus Günther, 1872
synonymjuniororiginal1
Hepatus aterrimus (Günther, 1872)
synonymjuniornew
Teuthis aterrimus (Günther, 1872)
synonymjuniornew
Acanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829)
acceptedseniornew
Chaetodon mata Cuvier, 1829
synonymseniororiginal1
! Chaetodon meta Cuvier, 1829
synonymseniororiginal
Acanthurus bleekeri Günther, 1861
synonymjuniororiginal1
Hepatus weberi Ahl, 1923
synonymjuniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus bariene Lesson, 1831
acceptedseniororiginal1
Hepatus bariene (Lesson, 1831)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus kingii Bennett, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus nummifer Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal1
Rhombotides nummifer (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymjuniornew
acceptedseniororiginal1
Hepatus leucosternon (Bennett, 1833)
synonymseniornew
Rhombotides leucosternon (Bennett, 1833)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus delisiani Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus delisianus Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus pyroferus Kittlitz, 1834
acceptedseniororiginal1
Hepatus pyroferus (Kittlitz, 1834)
synonymseniornew
! Hepatus pyriferus (Kittlitz, 1834)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus armiger Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal2
Acanthurus celebicus Bleeker, 1853
synonymjuniororiginal1
Hepatus celebicus (Bleeker, 1853)
synonymjuniornew
Rhombotides celebicus (Bleeker, 1853)
synonymjuniornew
Acanthurus fuscus Steindachner, 1861
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus leucosternon (non Bennett, 1832)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Hepatus leucosternon (non Bennett, 1832)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
! Acanthurus leucocheilos (non Herre, 1927)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus tristis (non Randall, 1993)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus blochii Valenciennes, 1835
acceptedseniororiginal1
Acanthurus mata (non Cuvier, 1829)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus bleekeri (non Günther, 1861)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1835
acceptedseniororiginal1
! 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
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus lamarrii Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal2
Rhombotides lamarrii (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymjuniornew
Acanthurus bariene (non Lesson, 1831)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Hepatus bariene (non Lesson, 1831)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus matoides (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Hepatus grammoptilus (non Richardson, 1843)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Teuthis grammoptilus (non Richardson, 1843)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus nigroris Valenciennes, 1835
acceptedseniororiginal1
Acanthurus nigros Günther, 1861
ambiguousquestionableoriginal2
Acanthurus bipunctatus Günther, 1861
synonymjuniororiginal2
Teuthis atrimentatus Jordan & Evermann, 1903
synonymjuniororiginal1
Hepatus atramentatus Jordan & Evermann, 1905
synonymjuniororiginal2
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)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus xanthopterus Valenciennes, 1835
acceptedseniororiginal1
Hepatus xanthopterus (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymseniornew
Teuthis xanthopterus (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus rasi Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal1
Teuthis crestonis Jordan & Starks, 1895
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus crestonis (Jordan & Starks, 1895)
synonymjuniornew
Hepatus crestonis (Jordan & Starks, 1895)
synonymjuniornew
Teuthis guentheri Jenkins, 1903
synonymjuniororiginal1
! Hepatus guntheri (Jenkins, 1903)
synonymjuniornew
! Teuthis güntheri Jenkins, 1903
synonymjuniororiginal
Hepatus aquilinus Jordan & Seale, 1906
synonymjuniororiginal1
Teuthis guentheri Bamber, 1915
ambiguousquestionableoriginal
Acanthurus reticulatus Shen & Lim, 1973
synonymjuniororiginal1
Teuthis nigrofuscus (non Forsskål, 1775)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Hepatus elongatus (non Lacepède, 1802)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Teuthis mata (non Cuvier, 1829)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus fuliginosus (non Lesson, 1830)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Hepatus bariene (non Lesson, 1830)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus blochii (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus matoides (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Rhombotides matoides (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus grammoptilus (non Richardson, 1843)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus umbra (non Jenkins, 1903)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus grammoptilus Richardson, 1843
acceptedseniororiginal1
Hepatus nigrofuscus (non Forsskål, 1775)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus bahianus Castelnau, 1855
acceptedseniororiginal1
Hepatus bahianus (Castelnau, 1855)
synonymseniornew
Teuthis bahianus (Castelnau, 1855)
synonymseniornew
synonymjuniororiginal2
Teuthis tractus (Poey, 1860)
synonymjuniornew
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus chirurgus (non Bloch, 1787)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Teuthis coeruleus (non Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus tennentii Günther, 1861
acceptedseniororiginal1
! Acanthurus tennenti Günther, 1861
synonymseniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal2
Hepatus sohal (non Forsskål, 1775)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus olivaceus (non Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus polyzona (Bleeker, 1868)
acceptedseniornew
Rhombotides polyzona Bleeker, 1868
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus monroviae Steindachner, 1876
acceptedseniororiginal1
Teuthis munroviae (Steindachner, 1876)
synonymseniornew
Hepatus hepatus (non Linnaeus, 1766)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus chirurgus (non Bloch, 1787)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus phlebotomus (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus leucopareius (Jenkins, 1903)
acceptedseniornew
Teuthis leucopareius Jenkins, 1903
synonymseniororiginal1
Hepatus leucopareius (Jenkins, 1903)
synonymseniornew
Teuthis bishopi Bryan & Herre, 1903
synonymjuniororiginal1
Teuthis umbra Jenkins, 1903
synonymjuniororiginal1
Hepatus umbra (Jenkins, 1903)
synonymjuniornew
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
Hepatus nigricans (non Linnaeus, 1758)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus thompsoni (Fowler, 1923)
acceptedseniornew
Hepatus thompsoni Fowler, 1923
synonymseniororiginal1
Teuthis thompsoni (Fowler, 1923)
synonymseniornew
synonymjuniororiginal1
Hepatus philippinus (Herre, 1927)
synonymjuniornew
acceptedseniororiginal1
synonymseniororiginal
synonymseniororiginal
Acanthurus nigricauda Duncker & Mohr, 1929
acceptedseniorchange in rank
Acanthurus gahm nigricauda Duncker & Mohr, 1929
synonymseniororiginal1
! Acanthurus nigricaudus Duncker & Mohr, 1929
synonymseniororiginal
Acanthurus nigricans (non Linnaeus, 1758)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus gahhm (non Forsskål, 1775)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus nubilus (Fowler & Bean, 1929)
acceptedseniornew
Hepatus nubilus Fowler & Bean, 1929
synonymseniororiginal1
Harpurina nubilus (Fowler & Bean, 1929)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus japonicus (Schmidt, 1931)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
! Acanthurus japonica (Schmidt, 1931)
synonymseniornew
! Acanthurus japonicas (Schmidt, 1931)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus fowleri de Beaufort, 1951
acceptedseniororiginal1
Acanthurus bariene (non Lesson, 1830)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Hepatus pyroferus (non Kittlitz, 1834)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
acceptedseniororiginal1
Hepatus nigrofuscus (non Forsskål, 1775)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus randalli Briggs & Caldwell, 1957
acceptedseniororiginal1
Acanthurus chronixis Randall, 1960
acceptedseniororiginal1
Acanthurus albipectoralis Allen & Ayling, 1987
acceptedseniororiginal1
Acanthurus tristis Randall, 1993
acceptedseniororiginal1
Acanthurus sp. Not applicable
synonymotherother
Acanthurus pyroferus (non Kittlitz, 1834)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus reversus Randall & Earle, 1999
acceptedseniororiginal1
Zebrasoma velifer (Bloch, 1795)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus velifer Bloch, 1795
synonymseniororiginal1
! Zebrasoma veliferum (Bloch, 1795)
synonymseniornew
Zebrasoma desjardinii (non Bennett, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
! Zebrasoma desjardini (non Bennett, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Zebrasoma flavescens (Bennett, 1828)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus flavescens Bennett, 1828
synonymseniororiginal1
Zebrasoma scopas (Cuvier, 1829)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus scopas Cuvier, 1829
synonymseniororiginal1
! Zebrasoma scopes (Cuvier, 1829)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus suillus Cuvier, 1829
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus altivelis Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus ruppelii Bennett, 1836
synonymjuniororiginal1
Zebrasoma supraalba Fowler, 1946
synonymjuniororiginal1
Zebrasoma flavescens (non Bennett, 1828)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Zebrasoma gemmatum (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Zebrasoma gemmatum (Valenciennes, 1835)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus gemmatus Valenciennes, 1835
synonymseniororiginal1
Zebrasoma desjardinii (Bennett, 1836)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
Zebrasoma desjardini (Bennett, 1836)
synonymseniornew
Zebrasoma velifer (non Bloch, 1795)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Zebrasoma veliferum (non Bloch, 1795)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Zebrasoma xanthurum (Blyth, 1852)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
! Zebrasoma xanthurus (Blyth, 1852)
synonymseniornew
Zebrasoma rostratum (Günther, 1875)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus rostratus Günther, 1875
synonymseniororiginal1
Paracanthurus hepatus (Linnaeus, 1766)
acceptedseniornew
Teuthis hepatus Linnaeus, 1766
synonymseniororiginal1
Acanthurus hepatus (Linnaeus, 1766)
synonymseniornew
Acanthurus theuthis Lacepède, 1802
synonymjuniororiginal1
Paracanthurus theuthis (Lacepède, 1802)
synonymjuniornew
Ctenochaetus strigosus (Bennett, 1828)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus strigosus Bennett, 1828
synonymseniororiginal1
Ctenochaetus striatus (non Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Ctenochaetus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus striatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
synonymseniororiginal1
Acanthurus argenteus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acronurus argenteus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
synonymjuniornew
synonymjuniororiginal2
Acanthurus ketlitzii Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal1
! Acanthurus kettlitzii Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal
Acanthurus ctenodon Valenciennes, 1835
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ctenodon ctenodon (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymjuniornew
Ctenodon cuvierii Swainson, 1839
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ctenochaetus strigosus (non Bennett, 1828)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Ctenochaetus marginatus (Valenciennes, 1835)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus marginatus Valenciennes, 1835
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ctenochaetus magnus Randall, 1955
synonymjuniororiginal1
Acanthurus guttatus (non Forster, 1801)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Ctenochaetus strigosus (non Bennett, 1828)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
acceptedseniororiginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ctenochaetus strigosus (non Bennett, 1828)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
acceptedseniororiginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
! Ctenochaetus tominienis Randall, 1955
synonymseniororiginal
Ctenochaetus cyanocheilus Randall & Clements, 2001
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ctenochaetus striatus (non Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Ctenochaetus strigosus (non Bennett, 1828)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus pyroferus (non Kittlitz, 1834)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Ctenochaetus binotatus (non Randall, 1955)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Ctenochaetus truncatus Randall & Clements, 2001
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ctenochaetus strigosus (non Bennett, 1828)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Acanthurus ctenodon (non Valenciennes, 1835)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Ctenochaetus cyanoguttatus (non Randall, 1955)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Nasinae
Naso unicornis (Forsskål, 1775)
acceptedseniornew
Chaetodon unicornis Forsskål, 1775
synonymseniororiginal1
Acanthurus unicornis (Forsskål, 1775)
synonymseniornew
! Naso unicornus (Forsskål, 1775)
synonymseniornew
Naso lituratus (Forster, 1801)
acceptedseniornew
Acanthurus lituratus Forster, 1801
synonymseniororiginal1
Callicanthus lituratus (Forster, 1801)
synonymseniornew
! Naso literatus (Forster, 1801)
synonymseniornew
Aspisurus carolinarum Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
synonymjuniororiginal2
Prionurus eoume Lesson, 1831
synonymjuniororiginal1
Monoceros garretti Seale, 1901
synonymjuniororiginal1
Naso tuberosus Lacepède, 1801
acceptedseniororiginal1
Naso annulatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
acceptedseniornew
Priodon annulatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
synonymseniororiginal1
! Naso annularis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
synonymseniornew
Naso herrei Smith, 1966
synonymjuniororiginal1
Naso brevirostris (Cuvier, 1829)
acceptedseniornew
Naseus brevirostris Cuvier, 1829
synonymseniororiginal1
Naseus brevirostris Valenciennes, 1835
ambiguoushomonymoriginal1
Naso brevirostris (Valenciennes, 1835)
ambiguoushomonymnew
synonymjuniororiginal1
Naso elegans (Rüppell, 1829)
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Aspisurus elegans Rüppell, 1829
synonymseniororiginal1
Callicanthus lituratus (non Forster, 1801)
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Naso lituratus (non Forster, 1801)
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Cyphomycter eoume (non Lesson, 1831)
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Naso thynnoides (Cuvier, 1829)
acceptedseniornew
Axinurus thynnoides Cuvier, 1829
synonymseniororiginal1
! Naso thynoides (Cuvier, 1829)
synonymseniornew
Naso brachycentron (Valenciennes, 1835)
acceptedseniornew
Naseus brachycentron Valenciennes, 1835
synonymseniororiginal1
! Naso branchycentron (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymseniornew
ambiguousquestionableoriginal2
Naso rigoletto Smith, 1951
synonymjuniororiginal1
Naso tonganus (Valenciennes, 1835)
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Naseus tonganus Valenciennes, 1835
synonymseniororiginal1
Acanthurus tuberosus (non Lacepède, 1801)
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Cyphomycter tuberosus (non Lacepède, 1801)
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Naso tuberosus (non Lacepède, 1801)
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Naso vlamingii (Valenciennes, 1835)
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Naseus vlamingii Valenciennes, 1835
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! Naso valmingi (Valenciennes, 1835)
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! Naso vlamigii (Valenciennes, 1835)
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! Naso vlamingi (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymseniornew
Naso hexacanthus (Bleeker, 1855)
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Priodon hexacanthus Bleeker, 1855
synonymseniororiginal1
! Naso hexacantus (Bleeker, 1855)
synonymseniornew
Naseus vomer Klunzinger, 1871
synonymjuniororiginal1
Naso vomer (Klunzinger, 1871)
synonymjuniornew
Naso thorpei Smith, 1966
synonymjuniororiginal1
Naso lopezi Herre, 1927
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Naso sp. Not applicable
synonymotherother
! Naso lopezii Herre, 1927
synonymseniororiginal
Naso vomer (non Klunzinger, 1871)
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Naso fageni Morrow, 1954
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Cyphomycter fageni (Morrow, 1954)
synonymseniornew
synonymjuniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Naso minor (Smith, 1966)
acceptedseniornew
Axinurus minor Smith, 1966
synonymseniororiginal1
Naso maculatus Randall & Struhsaker, 1981
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Naso caesius Randall & Bell, 1992
acceptedseniororiginal1
Naso caeruleacauda Randall, 1994
acceptedseniororiginal1
Naso fageni (non Morrow, 1954)
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Naso reticulatus Randall, 2001
acceptedseniororiginal1
Naso sp. Not applicable
synonymotherother
Naso mcdadei Johnson, 2002
acceptedseniororiginal1
! Naso macdadei Johnson, 2002
synonymseniororiginal
Naso tuberosus (non Lacepède, 1801)
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Naso tergus Ho, Shen & Chang, 2011
acceptedseniororiginal1
Naso thynnoides (non Cuvier, 1829)
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Prionurinae
Prionurus microlepidotus Lacepède, 1804
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Prionurus scalprum Valenciennes, 1835
acceptedseniororiginal1
Xesurus scalprum (Valenciennes, 1835)
synonymseniornew
! Prionurus scalprus Valenciennes, 1835
synonymseniororiginal
Prionurus laticlavius (Valenciennes, 1846)
acceptedseniornew
Naseus laticlavius Valenciennes, 1846
synonymseniororiginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
Prionurus maculatus Ogilby, 1887
acceptedseniororiginal1
Prionurus biafraensis (Blache & Rossignol, 1962)
acceptedseniornew
Xesurus biafraensis Blache & Rossignol, 1962
synonymseniororiginal1
Prionurus chrysurus Randall, 2001
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