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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Benthophilus stellatus (Sauvage, 1874)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Benthophilus stellatus Sauvage, 1874

Synonyms:

Doliichthys stellatus Sauvage, 1874, Rev. Mag. Zool., (3) 2: 336 (near Voronezh, USSR).
Benthophilus macrocephalus: Nordmann, 1840: 440, pl. 14 (fig. 2) (nec Pallas, 1787).
Benthophilus macrocephalus var. maeotica Kuznetsov, 1888, Tr. St. Petersb. Obsh. stestv., 19: 207 (Arabat spit, R. Don, USSR).
Benthophilus monstrosus Kuznetsov, 1888, ibid.: 208 (Berdyansk liman, Sea of Azov, USSR) .
Benthophilus macrocephalus var. nudus Berg, 1898, Dnevn. zool. otdel. Obsh. Iyub. estestv., 2 (8): 334 (Bendery, R. Dniester, USSR).
Benthophilus macrocephalus ponticus Berg, 1916b, Ryb. presn. Ross., 427 (northwestern Black Sea).
Benthophilus macrocephalus maeoticus: Berg, 1916: 427.
Benthophilus maeoticus: Iljin, 1927a: 308.
Benthophilus stellatus: Iljin, 1930: 48, fig. 28 Borcea, 1934a: 216, fig. 88-91, pl. VIII (fig. 59) Berg, 1948-1949, 1949: 1108, 1114, fig. 856-857 Iljin, 1956: 192 Banarescu, 1964: 861 Svetovidov, 1964: 463, fig. 172 Georghiev, 1966: 224, fig. 57 Zambriborsch, 1968: 43.
Benthophilus stellatus stellatus: Banarescu, 1964: 861, fig. 380.


Subspecies

Benthophilus stellatus stellatus
Benthophilus stellatus leobergius lljin, 1949
Benthophilus stellatus casachiens Rahimov, 1978


Common names:

umflatura [Ro]
stellate tadpole-goby [En]
zvezdchataya pugolovka [Ru]

Stellate tadpole-goby (Benthophilus stellatus)