Pterois Oken, 1817

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataActinopterygiiScorpaeniformesScorpaenidae

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  • 11

    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

Habitat

Marine, Not freshwater

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Actinopterygii
order
Scorpaeniformes
family
Scorpaenidae
genus
Pterois
species
11
 
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Bibliography

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

Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2015). 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. The primary source name usage (117240480) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.