Sometimes taxonomists create new names for groups that already have a name. They may do this because they are unaware of the original name, or they may think the organism before them belongs to a different group when in fact it does not. If two or more names are found to apply to the same group, they are considered synonyms. In most cases, the first name takes priority and is considered to be the valid or accepted name. However, there can be exceptions, and it's not always easy to determine which of a series of synonyms should be considered valid or accepted. Here we list the synonyms provided to EOL by our classification partners. We also include other versions of the name that most likely refer to the same group, for example, misspellings in the literature or different variations of the authorship associated with the name.

Preferred marks the preferred name from each source. Import

Name Relationship
Pseudosagitta gazellae (Ritter-Záhony, 1909) Preferred
Sagitta lyra Thomson, 1947 Synonym
Sagitta maxima group Thiel, 1938
Sagitta gazellae Bollmann, 1934
Sagitta lyra Bollmann, 1934
Sagitta gazellae Burfield, 1930
Sagitta lyra Johnston et Tylor, 1921
Sagitta gazellae Jameson, 1914
Sagitta gazellae Germain, 1913
Sagitta gazellae Ritter-Záhony, 1911
Sagitta hexaptera Fowler, 1907
Sagitta hexaptera Steinhaus, 1900

Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013

Name Relationship
Pseudosagitta gazellae (Ritter-Záhony, 1909) Preferred
Sagitta gazellae Ritter-Záhony, 1909

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)

Name Relationship
Pseudosagitta gazellae (Ritter-z?hony, 1909) Preferred
Sagitta gazellae Ritter-zahony, 1910 Junior synonym

GBIF national node classification resource: Germany

Name Relationship
Pseudosagitta gazellae Preferred
Sagitta gazellae Ritter-zahony, 1910


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