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.

World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)

Name Relationship
Sergestes H. Milne Edwards, 1830 Preferred
Sergestes arcticus Krøyer, 1855 Synonym
Sergestes armatus Krøyer, 1855
Sergestes edwardsii Krøyer, 1855
Sergestes nudus Illig, 1914
Sergestes pectinatus Sund, 1920
Sergestes sargassi Ortmann, 1893
Sergestes vigilax Stimpson, 1860
Sergestes robustus Smith, 1882
Sergestes crassus Hansen, 1922
Sergestes diapontius Spence Bate, 1881
Sergestes orientalis Hansen, 1919
Sergestes similis Hansen, 1903
Sergestes corniculum Krøyer, 1855
Sergestes gloriosus Stebbing, 1905
Sergestes mollis Smith, 1884
Sergestes grandis Sund, 1920
Sergestes splendens Sund, 1920
Sergestes brevispinatus Judkins, 1978
Sergestes consobrinus Milne, 1968
Sergestes edwardsi Krøyer, 1855
Sergestes extensus Hanamura, 1983
Sergestes geminus Judkins, 1978
Sergestes gibbolobatus Judkins, 1978
Sergestes halia Faxon, 1893
Sergestes incertus Hansen, 1896
Sergestes nipponensis Yokoya, 1933
Sergestes pestafer Burkenroad, 1937
Sergestes rubroguttatus Wood-Mason in Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891
Sergestes seminudus Hansen, 1919
Sergestes nasidentatus Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes utrinquedens Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes gibbilobatus Judkins, 1978
Sergestes (Sergia)
Sergestes japonicus Spence Bate, 1881
Sergestes serrulatus Krøyer, 1859
Sergestes oleseni Vereshchaka, 2009
Sergestes vinogradovi Vereshchaka, 2009
Sergestes laciniatus Krøyer, 1859
Sergestes longirostris Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes antarcticus Vereshchaka, 2009
Sergestes rinkii Krøyer, 1855
Sergestes meyeri Metzger, 1875
Sergestes magnificus Chun, 1888
Sergestes laeviventralis Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes longicaudatus Stimpson, 1860
Sergestes oculatus Krøyer, 1855
Sergestes brachyorrhos Krøyer, 1859
Sergestes intermedius Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes ventridentatus Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes cylindricus Vereshchaka, 2009
Sergestes penerinki Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes fermerinkii Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes semiarmis Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes sirenkoi Vereshchaka, 2009
Sergestes macrophthalmus Stimpson, 1860
Sergestes parvidens Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes spiniventralis Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes obesus Krøyer, 1855
Sergestes sanguineus Chun, 1889
Sergestes frisii Krøyer, 1855
Sergestes ancylops Krøyer, 1855
Sergestes pacificus Stimpson, 1860
Sergestes ovatoculus Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes longispinus Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes bisulcatus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891
Sergestes challengeri Hansen 1903
Sergestes fulgens Hansen, 1919
Sergestes gardineri Kemp 1913
Sergestes inous Faxon 1893
Sergestes lucens Hansen, 1922
Sergestes phorcus Faxon 1893
Sergestes plumeus Illig, 1927
Sergestes prehensilis Spence Bate, 1881
Sergestes fujiyamaensis Nakazawa, 1932
Sergestes regalis Gordon, 1939
Sergestes dissimilis Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes mediterraneus Hansen, 1896
Sergestes richardi Hansen, 1920
Sergestes splendens Hansen, 1920
Sergestes talismani Barnard, 1947
Sergestes tenuiremis Krøyer, 1855
Sergestes kröyeri Spence Bate, 1881
Sergestes junceus Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes longicollis Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes tropicus Sund, 1920
Sergestes caudatus Krøyer, 1859
Sergestes dorsispinalis Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes hanseni Dennell, 1955
Sergestes laterodentatus Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes oculatus Perrier, 1886
Sergestes praecollus Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes sundi Dennell, 1955
Sergestes tenuis Spence Bate, 1888
Sergestes colosii Cecchini, 1933


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