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Amblyrhynchote  Bibron in Duméril, 1855
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1054544

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Geneion Bibron in Duméril, 1855
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Duméril, Aug.  
  Publication Date: 1855   
  Article/Chapter Title: Note sur un travail inédit de Bibron relatif aux poissons plectognathes gymnodontes (diodons et tétrodons)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Revue et Magasins de Zoologie série 2, vol. 7   
  Page(s): 274-282   
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  Notes: Available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2281137   
  Reference for: original description   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hardy, Graham S.  
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title: Revision of Australian species of Torquigener Whitley (Tetraodontiformes: Tetraodontidae), and two new generic names for Australian puffer fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, vol. 13, no. 1/2   
  Page(s): 1-48   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0303-6758   
  Notes: Available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03036758.1983.10415335   
  Reference for: Amblyrhynchote   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Jordan, David Starr  
  Publication Date: 1919   
  Article/Chapter Title: The genera of fishes, part II, from Agassiz to Bleeker, 1833-1858, twenty-six years, with the accepted type of each. A contribution to the stability of scientific nomenclature   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Leland Stanford Jr. University Publications, University Series 36   
  Page(s): 163-284   
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  Reference for: Amblyrhynchote   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kottelat, Maurice  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Nomenclatural status of names of tetraodontiform fishes based on Bibron's unpublished work   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoosystema, vol. 23, no.3   
  Page(s): 605-618   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1280-9551   
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  Reference for: Amblyrhynchote   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kottelat, Maurice  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: The fishes of the inland waters of southeast Asia: a catalogue and core bibiography of the fishes known to occur in freshwaters, mangroves and estuaries   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement No. 27   
  Page(s): 1-663   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0217-2445   
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  Reference for: Amblyrhynchote   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Le Danois, Yseult  
  Publication Date: 1959   
  Article/Chapter Title: Étude ostéologique, myologique et systématique des poissons du sousordre des Orbiculates   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Annales de l'Institut océanographique de Monaco N. S., vol. 36, no. 1   
  Page(s): 1-273   
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  Reference for: Amblyrhynchote   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shipp, Robert L.  
  Publication Date: 1974   
  Article/Chapter Title: The pufferfishes (Tetraodontidae) of the Atlantic Ocean   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Publications of the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Museum, no. 4   
  Page(s): 1-162   
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  Reference for: Amblyrhynchote   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: See Kottelat (2001:613-614) and Kotellat (2013:477) and the other cited works. The type species of Geneion was found to be conspecific with that of Amblyrhynchote (ending variously as -es or -us, which are now considered misspellings) by Hardy (1983:2). This species synonymy was also presented by Le Danois (1959:189), although that author still retained the two genera as valid (apparently not realizing that she had moved the type species of Amblyrhynchotes to another genus). As the two genera had the same priority under the ICZN 'Code,' which takes priority is to be decided by a First Reviser citing both 'and selecting from them' (ICZN Art. 24.2). Kottelat argues that the first reviser could have been either Le Danois or Shipp (1974:19), although on close examination both are questionable. It is also hard to argue that Hardy fulfills the criteria of first reviser. Kottelat (2001) may fulfill those criteria, and if that work did not, then Kottelat (2013) certainly did. No works are known to have treated Geneion as synonym of a valid genus Amblyrhynchote/-es/-us prior to Kottelat's works. The only recourse to avoid Kottelat's conclusion would be a petition to the ICZN to suppress Geneion, and given that only one species is involved, and it is not a prominent market species, it is hard to imagine that such a proposal would be passed  
 

 

   

 
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