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
Sillago Cuvier, 1816 Preferred
Sillago acuta Cuvier, 1816 Synonym
Sillago auricomis Ogilby, 1910
Sillago bostockii Castelnau, 1873
Sillago diadoi Thiollière, 1857
Sillago domina Cuvier, 1829
Sillago erythraea Cuvier, 1829
Sillago fraseri Whitley, 1944
Sillago frazeri Whitley, 1944
Sillago gracilis Alleyne & Macleay, 1877
Sillago insularis Castelnau, 1873
Sillago malabarica (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Sillago panijus (Hamilton, 1822)
Sillago punctata Cuvier, 1829
Sillago terraereginae Castelnau, 1878
Sillago panjius (Hamilton, 1822)
Sillago sehama (Forsskål, 1775)
Sillago ihama (Forsskål, 1775)
Sillago maculate Quoy & Gaimard, 1824


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