Pterois Oken, 1817

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataActinopterygiiScorpaeniformesScorpaenidae

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Overview

Full Name

Pterois Oken, 1817

Common names

  • butterfly-cods eng
  • lionfishes eng
  • turkeyfishes eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted genus

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Isis, 1817, 1782 [= 1182].

Habitat

Marine, Not freshwater

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Actinopterygii
order
Scorpaeniformes
family
Scorpaenidae
genus
Pterois
species
10
 
complete classification

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Checklists

Bibliography

Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References.

Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2015). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication.

Scudder, Samuel H. (1882). Nomenclator zoologicus. An alphabetical list of all generic names that have been employed by naturalists for recent and fossil animals from the earliest times to the close of the year 1879. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 19: xix, [2 lists] 1-376 [supplemental to Agassiz], 1-340 [universal list].
DOI:10.5962/bhl.title.1143

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. The source was last visited by GBIF on Jul 30, 2015. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.