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
Hirundichthys rondeletii (Valenciennes, 1847) Preferred
Cypselurus polyethmus Fowler, 1919 Synonym
Cypsilurus rondeletii (Valenciennes, 1847)
Danichthys cribrosus (Kner, 1867)
Danichthys rondeleti (Valenciennes, 1847)
Danichthys rondelettii (Valenciennes, 1847)
Exocoetus brachycephalus Günther, 1866
Exocoetus cribrosa Kner, 1867
Exocoetus dowii Gill, 1863
Exocoetus lamellifer Kner & Steindachner, 1867
Exocoetus rondeletii Valenciennes, 1847
Exocoetus rubescens Rafinesque, 1818
Exocoetus rufipinnis Valenciennes, 1847
Exocoetus vinciguerrae Jordan & Meek, 1885
Exocoetus volador Jordan, 1884
Exonautes fulvipes Ogilby, 1908
Exonautes gilberti Snyder, 1904
Exonautes nonsuchae Beebe & Tee-Van, 1932
Hirundichthys rondeleti (Valenciennes, 1847)
Prognichthys rondeletii (Valenciennes, 1847)

Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013

Name Relationship
Hirundichthys rondeletii (Valenciennes, 1847) Preferred
Danichthys rondeleti (Valenciennes, 1847)
Exocoetus rufipinnis Valenciennes, 1847
Exocoetus rubescens Rafinesque, 1818
Exocoetus rondeletii Valenciennes, 1847
Exocoetus lamellifer Kner & Steindachner, 1867
Exocoetus dowii Gill, 1863
Exocoetus cribrosa Kner, 1867
Exocoetus volador Jordan, 1884
Danichthys rondelettii (Valenciennes, 1847)
Exonautes fulvipes Ogilby, 1908
Danichthys cribrosus (Kner, 1867)
Cypsilurus rondeletii (Valenciennes, 1847)
Cypselurus polyethmus Fowler, 1919
Exocoetus brachycephalus Günther, 1866
Exonautes gilberti Snyder, 1904
Exonautes nonsuchae Beebe & Tee-Van, 1932
Hirundichthys rondeleti (Valenciennes, 1847)
Prognichthys rondeletii (Valenciennes, 1847)
Exocoetus vinciguerrae Jordan & Meek, 1885

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)

Name Relationship
Hirundichthys rondeletii (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1847) Preferred
Cypselurus nonsuchae (Beebe and Tee-van, 1932) Junior synonym
Cypselurus rufipinnis (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1847)
Danichthys rondeletii (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1847) Subsequent name/combination
Prognichthys gilberti (Snyder, 1904)
Exonautes gilberti Snyder, 1904
Hirundichthys gilberti (Snyder, 1904)

NCBI Taxonomy

Name Relationship
Hirundichthys rondeletii Preferred
Cypsilurus rondeletii
Danichthys rondeletii
Exocoetus rondeletii
Hirundichthys rondeletii (Valenciennes, 1847)
Prognichthys rondeletii
Prognichthys rondeleti Misspelling

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