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
Abudefduf vaigiensis (Quoy and Gaimard, 1825) Preferred
Abudefduf caudobimaculatus Okada and Ikeda, 1939 Synonym
Abudefduf quinquelineatus Von Bonde, 1934
Abudefduf quinquilineatus von Bonde, 1934
Abudefduf saxatilis (non Linnaeus, 1758) Misapplied name
Abudefduf sexatilis (non Linnaeus, 1758)
Abudefduf vaigensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Abudefduf vargensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Abudefdus vaigiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Chaetodon tyrwhitti Bennett, 1830
Glyphisodon quadrifasciatus Bleeker, 1847
Glyphisodon rahti Cuvier, 1830
Glyphisodon vaigiensis Quoy and Gaimard, 1825

Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013

Name Relationship
Abudefduf vaigiensis (Quoy and Gaimard, 1825) Preferred
Abudefduf quinquelineatus Von Bonde, 1934
Abudefduf vargensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Abudefduf quinquilineatus von Bonde, 1934
Chaetodon tyrwhitti Bennett, 1830
Abudefduf caudobimaculatus Okada and Ikeda, 1939
Abudefduf vaigensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Glyphisodon vaigiensis Quoy and Gaimard, 1825
Glyphisodon rahti Cuvier, 1830
Glyphisodon quadrifasciatus Bleeker, 1847
Abudefduf saxatilis (non Linnaeus, 1758)
Abudefduf sexatilis (non Linnaeus, 1758)
Abudefdus vaigiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)

Name Relationship
Abudefduf vaigiensis (Quoy and Gaimard, 1825) Preferred
Abudefduf caudobimaculatus Okada and Ikeda, 1939 Junior synonym
Glyphisodon quadrifasciatus Bleeker, 1847
Abudefduf quinquilineatus von Bonde, 1934
Chaetodon tyrwhitti Bennett, 1830
Glyphisodon vaigiensis Quoy and Gaimard, 1825 Original name/combination

NCBI Taxonomy

Name Relationship
Abudefduf vaigiensis Preferred
Abudefduf vaigensis
Abudefduf vaigiensis (Quoy and Gaimard, 1825)

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