Synodus poeyi

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Synodus poeyi


Taxonavigation: Synodontoidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Section: Aulopa
Ordo: Aulopiformes
Subordo: Synodontoidei

Familia: Synodontidae
Genus: Synodus
Species: Synodus poeyi


Synodus poeyi Jordan, 1887: 526

Syntype: MNHN 1887-0383 (1)

Type locality: Havana, Cuba.


  • Synodus dominicensis, Fowler, 1912: 564, Fig. 2


  • Jordan, D.S. 1887: Notes on typical specimens of fishes described by Cuvier and Valenciennes and preserved in the Musée d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 9(593): 525–546.
  • Carvalho-Filho, A. , G. Marcovaldi, C.L.S. Sampaio, M.I.G. Paiva and L.A.G. Duarte 2010: First report of Aulopus (Teleostei: Aulopidae) from southwestern Atlantic, with a review of records and a key to western Atlantic Aulopoidei species. Zootaxa, 2628: 27–42.
  • Synodus poeyi in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2020. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 12/2019.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Offshore lizardfish