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
Chiloscyllium griseum Müller and Henle, 1838 Preferred
Chiloscyllium grisium Müller & Henle, 1838 Synonym
Chiloscyllium hasselti (non Bleeker, 1852) Misapplied name
Chiloscyllium indicum var. obscurum Ogilby, 1888 Ambiguous synonym
Chiloscyllium obscurum Gray, 1851
Chiloscyllium plagiosum (non Anon., 1830)
Chiloscyllium punctatum (non Müller & Henle, 1838)
Chyloscyllium griseum Müller & Henle, 1838
Hemiscyllium griseum (Müller & Henle, 1838)
Hemiscyllium griseurm (Müller & Henle, 1838)
Hemiscyllium griseus (Müller & Henle, 1838)
Scyliorhinus unicolor (Blainville, 1816)
Scyllium griseum (Müller & Henle, 1838)
Squalis unicolor Blainville, 1816
Squalus unicolor Blainville, 1816

NCBI Taxonomy

Name Relationship
Chiloscyllium griseum Preferred
Chiloscyllium griseum Muller & Henle, 1838 Authority

Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013

Name Relationship
Chiloscyllium griseum Müller and Henle, 1838 Preferred
Chiloscyllium hasselti (non Bleeker, 1852)
Chyloscyllium griseum Müller & Henle, 1838
Chiloscyllium punctatum (non Müller & Henle, 1838)
Chiloscyllium plagiosum (non Anon., 1830)
Chiloscyllium obscurum Gray, 1851
Chiloscyllium indicum obscurum Ogilby, 1888
Hemiscyllium griseum (Müller & Henle, 1838)
Hemiscyllium griseurm (Müller & Henle, 1838)
Chiloscyllium grisium Müller & Henle, 1838
Hemiscyllium griseus (Müller & Henle, 1838)
Scyliorhinus unicolor (Blainville, 1816)
Scyllium griseum (Müller & Henle, 1838)
Squalis unicolor Blainville, 1816
Squalus unicolor Blainville, 1816

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