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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Nettastoma melanurum Rafinesque, 1810

Scientific synonyms and common names

Nettastoma melanurum Rafinesque, 1810

Synonyms:

Nettastoma melanura Rafinesque, 1810, Caratt. Gen. Spec. Sicil.: 66, pl. 16 (fig. 1) ('Sicilia'). Type lost.
? Muraenophis saga Risso, 1810, Ichthyol. Nice: 370, pl. 10 (fig. 39) ('Nice'). Holotype: MNHN no. B 849.
Nettastoma melanura: Rafinesque, 1810b: 43 Bonaparte, 1845: 39 Kaup, 1856: 119, fig. 75 Moreau, 1881: 579, fig. 210 Facciolà, 1899: 2 (part.) Roule, 1919: 96 Fowler, 1936: 280, fig. 131 Tortonese, 1939: 423, fig. 1 Lozano Rey, 1947: 539, pl. 8 (fig. 2) Dollfus, 1955: 110 Dieuzeide & Roland, 1957-1958: 44, fig. 8, 108, fig. 1-2 Postel, 1959-1960: 149, 250 Maurin, 1968: 26, 87, 97, 106, 113, 122.
? Murenophis saga: Risso, 1826, 3: 193.
? Muraena saga: Costa, 1844-1845, 48-49: 10.
Nettastoma melanurum: Günther, 1870, 8: 48 Vaillant, 1888: 83, pl. 5 (fig. 2a-b) Carus, 1893, 2: 542 Ancona, 1930: pl. 138 (fig. 1) Saldanha, 1965: 2, fig. 1-3, 7; 1966: 131, fig. 1-6, pl. 1-8 Saldanha & Blache, 1968: 184, fig. 1 Tortonese, 1970e: 332, fig. 134.
? Muraenophis saga: Canestrini, 1875: 203.
Muraenosaurus guntheri Osorio, 1909, Mems Mus. Bocage, 1:14, fig. 2-4 (off Cap Espichel (Portugal). Holotype: MB no. 2066.
Osorina güntheri: Whitley, 1951a: 61.


Common names:

blackfin sorcerer [En]
pico de pato [Es]

Blackfin sorcerer (Nettastoma melanurum)