WoRMS taxon details

Petromyzon Linnaeus, 1758

101169  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:101169)

accepted
Genus
Species Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758

Subgenus Petromyzon (Bathymyzon) Gill, 1883 accepted as Petromyzon Linnaeus, 1758
Species Petromyzon acutidens Philippi, 1865 accepted as Mordacia lapicida (Gray, 1851) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon adriaticus Nardo, 1847 accepted as Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758 (ambiguous synonym)
Species Petromyzon americanus Lesueur, 1818 accepted as Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Petromyzon anomalum De la Pylaie, 1835 accepted as Lampetra planeri (Bloch, 1784) (ambiguous synonym)
Species Petromyzon anwandteri Philippi, 1863 accepted as Mordacia lapicida (Gray, 1851) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon appendix DeKay, 1842 accepted as Lethenteron appendix (DeKay, 1842) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon argenteus Nardo, 1847 accepted as Lampetra fluviatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) (ambiguous synonym)
Species Petromyzon argenteus Bloch, 1795 accepted as Lampetra fluviatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon astori Girard, 1858 accepted as Entosphenus tridentatus (Richardson, 1836) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon ayresii Günther, 1870 accepted as Lampetra ayresii (Günther, 1870) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon bairdii Gill, 1883 accepted as Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Petromyzon bicolor Shaw, 1804 accepted as Lampetra planeri (Bloch, 1784) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon borealis Girard, 1858 accepted as Lethenteron camtschaticum (Tilesius, 1811) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon branchialis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Lampetra fluviatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon caecus Couch, 1832 accepted as Lampetra planeri (Bloch, 1784) (ambiguous synonym)
Species Petromyzon ciliatus Ayres, 1855 accepted as Entosphenus tridentatus (Richardson, 1836) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon cirrhatus Forster, 1801 accepted as Eptatretus cirrhatus (Forster, 1801)
Species Petromyzon concolor Wright, 1892 accepted as Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Petromyzon epihexodon (Gill, 1862) accepted as Entosphenus tridentatus (Richardson, 1836)
Species Petromyzon ernstii Dybowski, 1872 accepted as Lethenteron camtschaticum (Tilesius, 1811) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon fluviatilis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Lampetra fluviatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon fonki Philippi, 1865 accepted as Geotria australis Gray, 1851 (synonym)
Species Petromyzon japonicus Martens, 1868 accepted as Lethenteron camtschaticum (Tilesius, 1811) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon jurae MacCulloch, 1819 accepted as Lampetra fluviatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon kameraticus Dybowski, 1869 accepted as Lethenteron camtschaticum (Tilesius, 1811) (ambiguous synonym)
Species Petromyzon lamottenii Lesueur, 1827 accepted as Lethenteron appendix (DeKay, 1842) (ambiguous synonym)
Species Petromyzon lampetra Pallas, 1814 accepted as Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Petromyzon lividus Girard, 1858 accepted as Entosphenus tridentatus (Richardson, 1836) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon lumbricalis Pallas, 1814 accepted as Lethenteron camtschaticum (Tilesius, 1811) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon macrops Blainville, 1825 accepted as Lampetra fluviatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) (ambiguous synonym)
Species Petromyzon macrostomus Burmeister, 1868 accepted as Geotria australis Gray, 1851 (synonym)
Species Petromyzon maculosus Gronow, 1854 accepted as Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Petromyzon maximus Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758 (ambiguous synonym)
Species Petromyzon mordax Richardson, 1846 accepted as Mordacia mordax (Richardson, 1846)
Species Petromyzon niger Lacepède, 1802 accepted as Lampetra planeri (Bloch, 1784) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon nigricans Lesueur, 1818 accepted as Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Petromyzon nigrum Rafinesque, 1820 accepted as Ichthyomyzon bdellium (Jordan, 1885) (ambiguous synonym)
Species Petromyzon omalii Beneden, 1857 accepted as Lampetra fluviatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon onki Philippi, 1865 accepted as Geotria australis Gray, 1851 (misspelling)
Species Petromyzon planeri Bloch, 1784 accepted as Lampetra planeri (Bloch, 1784) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon plumbeus Shaw, 1804 accepted as Lampetra planeri (Bloch, 1784) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon ponticus Yashchenko, 1896 accepted as Eudontomyzon mariae (Berg, 1931) (ambiguous synonym)
Species Petromyzon pricka Lacepède, 1798 accepted as Lampetra fluviatilis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Petromyzon reissneri Dybowski, 1869 accepted as Lethenteron reissneri (Dybowski, 1869) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon ruber Lacepède, 1800 accepted as Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758 (ambiguous synonym)
Species Petromyzon sanguisuga Lacepède, 1800 accepted as Lampetra fluviatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon septoeuil Lacepède, 1802 accepted as Lampetra planeri (Bloch, 1784) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon tridentatus Richardson, 1836 accepted as Entosphenus tridentatus (Richardson, 1836) (synonym)
Species Petromyzon wagneri Kessler, 1870 accepted as Caspiomyzon wagneri (Kessler, 1870) (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 230 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Petromyzon Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=101169 on 2018-09-23
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 230 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces - Agnatha, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 358 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758
 Petromyzon marinus ...
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Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758
 Petromyzon marinus ...
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Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758
 Petromyzon marinus ...
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Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758
 Petromyzon marinus ...
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Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758
 Petromyzon marinus ...
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Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758
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Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758
 Petromyzon marinus ...
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Gilson (1921, fig. 01)
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Gilson (1921, fig. 02)
 Gilson (1921, fig. 02)
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Poll (1947, fig. 003)
 Poll (1947, fig. 003)
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Poll (1947, fig. 004)
 Poll (1947, fig. 004)
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Petromyzon marinus
 Petromyzon marinus
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Sea lamprey
 Sea lamprey
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Sea lamprey
 Sea lamprey
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