Pterois Oken, 1817

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataActinopterygiiScorpaeniformesScorpaenidae

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    Occurrences
  • 20

    Species
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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

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
20
 
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Bibliography

Eschmeyer, W. N. and R. Fricke, and R. van der Laan (eds). (2016). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version.

Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication.

Nomenclator Zoologicus Online.

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Feb 14, 2017.