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.


Name Relationship
Arthropoda Preferred
Amphipronoë Spence Bate 1862 Synonym
Aplode Hesse, 1869
Lithonaëtta Eschscholtz 1829
Yünnanina Attems 1936
Meso-Scapellum Hoek 1907
Batella Khosla, Jakhar & Mohammed 1997
Ormithoëides Verhoeff 1941
Symproncë Stebbing 1888
Ortho-Balanus Hoek 1913
Bathy-Balanus Hoek in Weber, 1913
Biflabellum Öpik 1937
Patella-Balanus Hoek 1913
Proto-Scalpellum Hoek 1907
Mexìceuma Verhoeff 1926
Pridope Nardo, 1869
Zoë Agassiz 1846
Brölemannia Verhoeff 1896
Mjöbergodesmus Verhoeff 1924
Brolemanneuma Verhoeff, 1905
Brölemanneuma Verhoeff 1905
Iaïdjahus Budde-Lund 1904
Archizoëa Dohrn 1870
Paraclytia Zittel 1885
Acidostomella Schellenberg 1926
Krüperia Verhoeff 1900
Actäana Klunzinger 1913
Möbianus Giesbrecht 1892
Kruperia Verhoeff, 1900
Mobianus Giesbrecht 1892
Brolemannia Verhoeff, 1896
Öpikella Thorslund 1940
Aglaïa Brady in Folin & Périer, 1867
Öpikium Agnew 1942


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