Sometimes taxonomists create new names for groups that already have a name. They may do this because they are unaware of the original name, or they may think the organism before them belongs to a different group when in fact it does not. If two or more names are found to apply to the same group, they are considered synonyms. In most cases, the first name takes priority and is considered to be the valid or accepted name. However, there can be exceptions, and it's not always easy to determine which of a series of synonyms should be considered valid or accepted. Here we list the synonyms provided to EOL by our classification partners. We also include other versions of the name that most likely refer to the same group, for example, misspellings in the literature or different variations of the authorship associated with the name.

Preferred marks the preferred name from each source.

FishBase

Name Relationship
Pantodon buchholzi Peters, 1876 Preferred
Pantodon buccholzi Peters, 1876 Synonym
Pantodon buccholzii Peters, 1876
Pantodon buchholtzi Peters, 1876
Pantodon buchholzi var. macrolepis Brüning, 1911
Pantodon buchholzi var. schizonotus Brüning, 1911
Pantodon bucholzi Peters, 1876

Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013

Name Relationship
Pantodon buchholzi Peters, 1876 Preferred
Pantodon buccholzi Peters, 1876
Pantodon buccholzii Peters, 1876
Pantodon bucholzi Peters, 1876
Pantodon buchholtzi Peters, 1876
Pantodon buchholzi macrolepis Brüning, 1911
Pantodon buchholzi schizonotus Brüning, 1911

NCBI Taxonomy

Name Relationship
Pantodon buchholzi Preferred
Pantodon buchholtzi Misspelling
Pantodon bucholzii

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