Jordanella Goode & Bean, 1879. Goode, G. B. and T. H. Bean. 1879c. Jordanella floridae, gen. et sp. nov., Goode & Bean. p. 117 In: G. B. Goode. A preliminary catalog of the fishes of the St. John’s River and the east coast of Florida, with descriptions of a new genus and three new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 2: 108-121. [Part of the Proceedings (Volume 2) was published in 1879 and part was published in 1880.]
Type species: Jordanella floridae Goode & Bean, 1879, by monotypy.