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Find the Full Text of Original Marine Species Authorities: Authorities for SC Chordata

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Chordata

Chordata

Elasmobranchii

Common Name Accepted Binomial Original Binomial Authority WoRMS Record Accepted Binomial with Authority Full Text of Original Species Authority Page
Atlantic sharpnose shark Rhizoprionodon terraenovae Squalus terraenovae Richardson, 1836 158510 Rhizoprionodon terraenovae (Richardson, 1836) Fauna boreali-americana (The zoology of the northern parts of British America) 289
Atlantic stingray Hypanus sabinus Trygon sabina Lesueur, 1824 1042864 Hypanus sabinus (Lesueur, 1824) Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Vol. 4 109
Blacktip shark Carcharhinus limbatus Carcharias limbatus Müller & Henle, 1839 105793 Carcharhinus limbatus (Müller & Henle, 1839) Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen 49
Bluntnose stingray Hypanus say Raja say Lesueur, 1817 1042865 Hypanus say (Lesueur, 1817) Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1(3) 42
Bonnethead shark Sphyrna tiburo Squalus tiburo Linnaeus, 1758 158517 Sphyrna tiburo (Linnaeus, 1758) Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae. 10th Ed.. 234
Carolina hammerhead shark Sphyrna gilberti Sphyrna gilberti Quattro, Driggers III, Grady, Ulrich & Roberts, 2013 834595 Sphyrna gilberti Quattro, Driggers III, Grady, Ulrich & Roberts, 2013 Zootaxa 3702 (2) 159-178
Cownose ray Rhinoptera bonasus Raja bonasus Mitchill, 1815 158544 Rhinoptera bonasus (Mitchill, 1815) Transactions of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New York. Vol. 1 479
Finetooth shark Carcharhinus isodon Carcharias isodon Müller & Henle, 1839 105791 Carcharhinus isodon (Müller & Henle, 1839) Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen 32
Sandbar shark Carcharhinus plumbeus Squalus plumbeus Nardo, 1827 105797 Carcharhinus plumbeus (Nardo, 1827) Giornale di Fisica, Chimica, Storia Naturale Medicina ed Arti 2(10) 26
Scalloped hammerhead shark Sphyrna lewini Zygaena lewini Griffith & Smith, 1834 105816 Sphyrna lewini (Griffith & Smith, 1834) The class Pisces (The animal kingdom : arranged in conformity with its organization, V. 10) 640
Smooth butterfly ray Gymnura micrura Raja micrura Bloch & Schneider, 1801 158529 Gymnura micrura (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Systema ichthyologiae iconibus CX illustratum 360
Southern stingray Hypanus americanus Dasyatis americana Hildebrand & Schroeder, 1928 1042856 Hypanus americanus (Hildebrand & Schroeder, 1928) Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries 43(1) 64

Mammalia

Common Name Accepted Binomial Original Binomial Authority WoRMS Record Accepted Binomial with Authority Full Text of Original Species Authority Page
Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus Delphinus truncatus Montagu, 1821 137111 Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821) Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society 75

Osteichthyes

Common Name Accepted Binomial Original Binomial Authority WoRMS Record Accepted Binomial with Authority Full Text of Original Species Authority Page
Atlantic croaker Micropogonias undulatus Perca undulata Linnaeus, 1766 151158 Micropogonias undulatus (Linnaeus, 1766) Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae. 12th Ed. Vol. 1 Part 1 483
Atlantic menhaden Brevoortia tyrannus Clupea tyrannus Latrobe, 1802 158691 Brevoortia tyrannus (Latrobe, 1802) Transactions of the American Philosophical Society. V. 5 77
Atlantic silverside Menidia menidia Atherina menidia Linnaeus, 1766 159228 Menidia menidia (Linnaeus, 1766) Systema naturae per regna tria naturae 12th Ed. Vol. 1 Part 1 519
Atlantic spadefish Chaetodipterus faber Chaetodon faber Broussonet, 1782 159703 Chaetodipterus faber (Broussonet, 1782) Ichthyologia Sistens Piscium Descriptiones et Icones 33-37
Bay whiff Citharichthys spilopterus Citharichthys spilopterus Günther, 1862 159166 Citharichthys spilopterus Günther, 1862 Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. Vol. 4 421
Blackcheek tonguefish Symphurus plagiusa Pleuronectes plagiusa Linnaeus, 1766 159363 Symphurus plagiusa (Linnaeus, 1766) Systema naturae per regna tria naturae 12th Ed. Vol. 1 Part 1 455
Black drum Pogonias cromis Labrus cromis Linnaeus, 1766 159333 Pogonias cromis (Linnaeus, 1766) Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae. 12th Ed. Vol. 1 Part 1 479
Black seabass Centropristis striata Labrus striatus Linnaeus, 1758 159348 Centropristis striata (Linnaeus, 1758) Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae. 1oth Ed. Vol. 1 285
Cobia Rachycentron canadum Gasterosteus canadus Linnaeus, 1766 127006 Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766) Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae. 12th Ed. Vol. 1 Part 1 491
Hogchoker Trinectes maculatus Pleuronectes maculatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 159271 Trinectes maculatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Systema ichthyologiae iconibus CX illustratum 157
Jack crevalle Caranx hippos Scomber hippos Linnaeus, 1766 126803 Caranx hippos (Linnaeus, 1766) Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae. 12th Ed. Vol. 1 Part 1 494
King mackerel Scomberomorus cavalla Cybium cavalla Cuvier, 1829 159340 Scomberomorus cavalla (Cuvier, 1829) Le règne animal distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée. 200, footnote
Mummichog Fundulus heteroclitus Cobitis heteroclita Linnaeus, 1766 159306 Fundulus heteroclitus (Linnaeus, 1766) Systema naturae per regna tria naturae 12th Ed. Vol. 1 Part 1 500
Oyster toadfish Opsanus tau Gadus tau Linnaeus, 1766 158782 Opsanus tau (Linnaeus, 1766) Systema naturae per regna tria naturae 12th Ed. Vol. 1 Part 1 439
Pinfish Lagodon rhomboides Sparus rhomboides Linnaeus, 1766 159249 Lagodon rhomboides (Linnaeus, 1766) Systema naturae per regna tria naturae 12th Ed. Vol. 1 Part 1 470
Red drum Sciaenops ocellatus Perca ocellata Linnaeus, 1766 159335 Sciaenops ocellatus (Linnaeus, 1766) Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae. 12th Ed. Vol. 1 Part 1 483
Sheepshead Archosargus probatocephalus Sparus probatocephalus Walbaum, 1792 159238 Archosargus probatocephalus (Walbaum, 1792) Petri Artedi renovati (Bibliotheca et philosophia ichthyologica) 295
Silver perch Bairdiella chrysoura Dipterodon chrysourus Lacepède, 1802 159303 Bairdiella chrysoura (Lacepède, 1802) Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière, avec la description du Cabinet du roy. Vol. 35 [Poissons Vol. 4] 174
Southern flounder Paralichthys lethostigma Paralichthys lethostigma Jordan & Gilbert, 1884 158829 Paralichthys lethostigma Jordan & Gilbert, 1884 Proceedings of the United States National Museum 237
Southern kingfish (Whiting) Menticirrhus americanus Cyprinus americanus Linnaeus, 1758 159326 Menticirrhus americanus (Linnaeus, 1758) Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae. 10th Ed. Vol. 1 321
Spanish mackerel Scomberomorus maculatus Scomber maculatus Mitchill, 1815 159342 Scomberomorus maculatus (Mitchill, 1815) Transactions of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New York V.1 426
Spot Leiostomus xanthurus Leiostomus xanthurus Lacepède, 1802 159322 Leiostomus xanthurus Lacepède, 1802 Histoire Naturelle des Poissons 439
Spotted seatrout Cynoscion nebulosus Otolithus nebulosus Cuvier, 1830 319917 Cynoscion nebulosus (Cuvier, 1830) Histoire Naturelle des Poissons 79
Striped burrfish Chilomycterus schoepfii Diodon schoepfii Walbaum, 1792 159488 Chilomycterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792) Petri Artedi renovati (Bibliotheca et philosophia ichthyologica) Vol. 3 601
Striped killifish Fundulus majalis Cobitis majalis Walbaum, 1792 159308 Fundulus majalis (Walbaum, 1792) Petri Artedi renovati (Bibliotheca et philosophia ichthyologica) Vol. 3 12
Striped mullet Mugil cephalus Mugil cephalus Linnaeus, 1758 126983 Mugil cephalus Linnaeus, 1758 Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae. 10th Ed. Vol. 1 316
Summer flounder Paralichthys dentatus Pleuronectes dentatus Linnaeus, 1766 158826 Paralichthys dentatus (Linnaeus, 1766) Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae. 12th Ed. Vol. 1 Part 1 458
Tarpon Megalops atlanticus Megalops atlanticus Valenciennes, 1847 126430 Megalops atlanticus Valenciennes, 1847 Histoire Naturelle des Poissons 398
Tripletail Lobotes surinamensis Holocentrus surinamensis Bloch, 1790 126973 Lobotes surinamensis (Bloch, 1790) Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische (Part 2), 3(4) 98
Weakfish Cynoscion regalis Johnius regalis Bloch & Schneider, 1801 159313 Cynoscion regalis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Systema ichthyologiae iconibus CX illustratum 53
White mullet Mugil curema Mugil curema Valenciennes, 1836 159416 Mugil curema Valenciennes, 1836 Histoire naturelle des poissons. V. 11 87

Reptilia

Common Name Accepted Binomial Original Binomial Authority WoRMS Record Accepted Binomial with Authority Full Text of Original Species Authority Page
Diamondback Terrapin Malaclemys terrapin Testudo terrapin Schoepf, 1793 422564 Malaclemys terrapin (Schoepf, 1793) Historia testudinum iconibus illustrata 64
Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas Testudo mydas Linnaeus, 1758 137206 Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758) Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae. 10th Ed. Vol. 1 197
Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle Lepidochelys kempii Lepidochelys kempii Garman, 1880 137208 Lepidochelys kempii Garman, 1880 Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 123
Leatherback Turtle Dermochelys coriacea Testudo coriacea Vandelli, 1761 137209 Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761) Epistola de holothurio, et testudine coriacea ad celeberrimum Carolum Linnaeum equitem naturae curiosum Dioscoridem II 7
Loggerhead Turtle Caretta caretta Testudo caretta Linnaeus, 1758 137205 Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758) Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae. 10th Ed. Vol. 1 197