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
Ginglymostoma cirratum (Bonnaterre, 1788) Preferred
Ginglimostoma cirratum (Bonnaterre, 1788) Synonym
Ginglymostoma caboverdianus de Brito Capello, 1867
Ginglymostoma fulvum Poey, 1861
Gyglinostoma cirratum (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Squalus argus Bancroft, 1832
Squalus cirratus Bonnaterre, 1788
Squalus punctatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Squalus punctulatus Lacepède, 1800

NCBI Taxonomy

Name Relationship
Ginglymostoma cirratum Preferred
Ginglymostoma cirratum (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013

Name Relationship
Ginglymostoma cirratum (Bonnaterre, 1788) Preferred
Gyglinostoma cirratum (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Squalus punctulatus Lacepède, 1800
Squalus punctatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Squalus cirratus Bonnaterre, 1788
Squalus argus Bancroft, 1832
Ginglymostoma caboverdianus de Brito Capello, 1867
Ginglimostoma cirratum (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Ginglymostoma fulvum Poey, 1861

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