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Synodus  Scopoli, 1777
Taxonomic Serial No.: 162375

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Xystodus Ogilby, 1910
  Common Name(s): lizard fishes [English]
    sharpnose lizardfishes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderAulopiformes  – salmons, aulopiforms  
                                  FamilySynodontidae  – lizardfishes, chiles, poissons-lézards, sauries, Bombay ducks  
                                     GenusSynodus Scopoli, 1777 – lizard fishes, sharpnose lizardfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Synodus amaranthus Waples and Randall, 1989  
                                        Species Synodus binotatus Schultz in Schultz, Herald, Lachner, Welander and Woods, 1953 – anoli à deux taches, lagarto dos manchas, twospot lizardfish 
                                        Species Synodus capricornis Cressey and Randall, 1978 – Capricorn lizardfish, anoli à Capricorn, lagarto dos Capricorn 
                                        Species Synodus dermatogenys Fowler, 1912 – banded lizardfish 
                                        Species Synodus doaki Russell and Cressey, 1979 – anoli d'Doak, lagarto de Doak, Doak's lizardfish 
                                        Species Synodus evermanni Jordan and Bollman, 1890 – spotted lizardfish, chile cadena 
                                        Species Synodus falcatus Waples and Randall, 1989  
                                        Species Synodus foetens (Linnaeus, 1766) – inshore lizardfish, lagarto máximo, chile apestoso 
                                        Species Synodus fuscus Tanaka, 1917  
                                        Species Synodus gibbsi Cressey, 1981  
                                        Species Synodus hoshinonis Tanaka, 1917  
                                        Species Synodus houlti McCulloch, 1921 – Hoult's grinner 
                                        Species Synodus indicus (Day, 1873) – Indian lizardfish, anoli indien, lagarto indico 
                                        Species Synodus intermedius (Spix and Agassiz, 1829) – lagarto manchado, sand diver, chile manchado 
                                        Species Synodus jaculum Russell and Cressey, 1979 – lagarto faro, lighthouse lizardfish 
                                        Species Synodus janus Waples and Randall, 1989  
                                        Species Synodus kaianus (Günther, 1880) – anoli kaianus, lagarto kaianus, Kaianus lizardfish 
                                        Species Synodus lacertinus Gilbert, 1890 – calico lizardfish, chile lagarto 
                                        Species Synodus lobeli Waples and Randall, 1989  
                                        Species Synodus lucioceps (Ayres, 1855) – California lizardfish, chile lucio 
                                        Species Synodus macrocephalus Cressey, 1981 – largehead lizardfish 
                                        Species Synodus macrops Tanaka, 1917 – triplecross lizardfish, anoli croix, lagarto de cruces 
                                        Species Synodus marchenae Hildebrand, 1946  
                                        Species Synodus oculeus Cressey, 1981 – largeeye lizardfish 
                                        Species Synodus poeyi Jordan, 1887 – lagarto barbado, offshore lizardfish, chile barbado 
                                        Species Synodus randalli Cressey, 1981  
                                        Species Synodus rubromarmoratus Russell and Cressey, 1979 – redmarbled lizardfish 
                                        Species Synodus sageneus Waite, 1905 – speartoothed grinner, anoli poignard, lagarto espadachín 
                                        Species Synodus saurus (Linnaeus, 1758) – bluestripe lizardfish 
                                        Species Synodus scituliceps Jordan and Gilbert, 1882 – lance lizardfish, chile arpón 
                                        Species Synodus sechurae Hildebrand, 1946 – iguana lizardfish, chile iguana 
                                        Species Synodus similis McCulloch, 1921 – blackspot lizardfish, southern lizardfish 
                                        Species Synodus synodus (Linnaeus, 1758) – lagarto rojizo, red lizardfish, chile rojo 
                                        Species Synodus tectus Cressey, 1981 – tectus lizardfish, anoli tectus, lagarto tectus 
                                        Species Synodus ulae Schultz in Schultz, Herald, Lachner, Welander and Woods, 1953  
                                        Species Synodus usitatus Cressey, 1981  
                                        Species Synodus variegatus (Lacepède, 1803) – red lizardfish, variegated lizardfish, anoli bigarré, lagarto jaspeado 

  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Synodus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Synodus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Synodus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Baldwin, Carole C., and G. D. Johnson / Stiassny, M. L .J., L. R. Parenti, and G. D. Johnson, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Interrelationships of Aulopiformes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Interrelationships of Fishes   
  Page(s): 355-404   
  Publisher: Academic Press   
  Publication Place: San Diego, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-12-670950-5   
  Reference for: Synodus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Synodus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Synodus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Synodus   

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