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.

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Name Relationship
Passalidae Leach, 1815 Preferred
Episphenoides Kuwert 1891 Synonym
Epipertinax Kuwert, 1891
Mastolichus Kuwert 1896
Rhagonocerus Kaup, 1871
Sertorius Kaup 1871
Rhodocanthopus Kaup, 1871
Proculejoïdes Kuwert 1896
Zosterothrix Zang, 1905
Tristorthus Kuwert 1896
Trapezochilus Zang 1905
Toxeutotaenius Kuwert, 1896
Vatinius Kaup in Harold, 1869
Triaenurgus Bates 1886
Rimoricus Kuwert 1896
Laches Kaup 1871
Gnomon Zang, 1905
Malagasalus Gravely 1918
Valerius Kuwert, 1891
Prosoclitus Bates 1886
Paxillosomus Kuwert 1896
Platyverres Bates 1886
Truquius Bates 1886
Parapelopides Zang 1904
Epeus Kuwert 1896
Spacalus Kuwert 1896
Proculejoides Kuwert, 1896
Paxilloides Kuwert 1890
Embryulcus Zang 1905
Epipleurothrix Zang, 1905
Ptychotrichus Kuwert, 1896
Kaupioloides Gravely 1913
Oeneus Kuwert, 1896
Leptaulacides Zang 1905
Cyphoproculus Kuwert 1896
Pleurostylus Kaup 1871
Verroides Kuwert 1891
Phoronaeosomus Kuwert, 1891
Caulifer Kaup 1871
Petrejoïdes Kuwert 1896
Gnaphalocnemis Heller 1907
Eumelosomus Kuwert 1891
Epiphoroneus Arrow 1906
Paexiles Percheron 1835
Rhipsaspis Zang 1905
Aponelides Kuwert, 1896
Pertinacides Kuwert, 1891
Phaulothorax Zang, 1905
Didimoïdes Kuwert 1891
Nasoproculus Zang 1905
Parapertinax Kuwert, 1896
Passalotaenius Kuwert 1896
Polyacanthopus Kuwert, 1896
Eriocnemis Kaup in Harold, 1868
Neleus Kaup in Harold, 1869
Lophocephalus Kuwert, 1896
Trichopleurus Kuwert 1898
Rimor Kaup 1871
Heterochilus Kuwert 1891
Severus Kuwert, 1896
Thryptocerus Kuwert 1896
Puritulus Graveley 1914
Oxyges Wytsman 1884
Cacoius Boucher 1993
Microthorax Kuwert 1896
Alococerus Zang 1905
Neoverres Hincks 1934
Proculeius Zang 1903
Pelops Kaup 1871
Macrobius Kaup in Harold, 1868
Aceraeus Zang 1905
Eumelus Kaup 1871
Manlius Kuwert, 1891
Soranus Kaup 1871
Aurelius Kuwert 1891
Didymoides Hincks 1933
Petrejus Kaup in Harold, 1869
Psilomus Zang, 1905
Procululus Zang, 1905
Phanocles Kuwert 1896
Auritulus Zang 1905
Phoronaeus Kuwert 1896
Neleides Kaup in Harold, 1869
Eriosternus Kuwert 1891
Lasioperix Zang, 1905
Phoroneus Kaup in Harold, 1869
Tatius Kuwert 1898
Soronus Moreira 1922
Ninoides Kuwert, 1891
Cassius Kuwert, 1891
Eriopterus Kuwert 1896
Notocetius Hincks & Dibb 1935
Oileoides Gravely 1918
Cetius Zang 1905
Pertinax Kaup in Harold, 1869
Flavius Kuwert 1896
Aurikulus Arrow 1907
Ceteius Zang 1903
Ninus Kaup 1871
Phraortes Kuwert 1896
Coniger Zang 1905
Epiphanus Kaup, 1871
Hebicus Moreira 1925
Morosophus Kuwert, 1896
Didimoides Kuwert, 1891
Mastochilus Kaup in Harold, 1868
Macrolobus Zang, 1905
Lucilius Kuwert, 1891
Mitrorhinus Kaup, 1871
Calidas Kuwert, 1896
Scalmus Zang, 1905
Synesius Kuwert, 1896
Omegarius Kuwert 1896
Tetraracus Kuwert, 1891
Eriopterus Arrow, 1906
Hyperplesthenus Gravely, 1913
Ouayana Boucher, 2005
Didymus Hincks, 1933
Cupes Voet, 1778
Ophrygonius Boucher
Paxillisomus
Neleurops Kuwert, 1891

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