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Cheilopogon  Lowe, 1841
Taxonomic Serial No.: 165433

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderBeloniformes  – aiguilles de mer, orphies, needlefishes  
                                     FamilyExocoetidae  – flyingfishes, exocets, voladores  
                                        GenusCheilopogon Lowe, 1841  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Cheilopogon abei Parin, 1996  
                                           Species Cheilopogon agoo (Temminck and Schlegel, 1846)  
                                           Species Cheilopogon antoncichi (Woods and Schultz in Schultz et al., 1953)  
                                           Species Cheilopogon arcticeps (Günther, 1866)  
                                           Species Cheilopogon atrisignis (Jenkins, 1903) – glider flyingfish, volador planeador 
                                           Species Cheilopogon cyanopterus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1847) – margined flyingfish, volador de borde oscuro, volador azul 
                                           Species Cheilopogon dorsomacula (Fowler, 1944) – blackspot flyingfish, volador lomo manchado 
                                           Species Cheilopogon exsiliens (Linnaeus, 1771) – bandwing flyingfish, volador bandeado, volador campechano 
                                           Species Cheilopogon furcatus (Mitchill, 1815) – spotfin flyingfish, volador ala manchada 
                                           Species Cheilopogon heterurus (Rafinesque, 1810) – Atlantic flyingfish, blotchwing flyingfish, volador ala lunada 
                                           Species Cheilopogon intermedius Parin, 1961  
                                           Species Cheilopogon katoptron (Bleeker, 1866)  
                                           Species Cheilopogon melanurus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1847) – volador de banda estrecha, volador blanquito, Atlantic flyingfish 
                                           Species Cheilopogon milleri (Gibbs and Staiger, 1970)  
                                           Species Cheilopogon nigricans (Bennett, 1840)  
                                           Species Cheilopogon papilio (Clark, 1936) – butterfly flyingfish, volador mariposa 
                                           Species Cheilopogon pinnatibarbatus (Bennett, 1831) – great blacktailed flyingfish, spotted flyingfish, smallhead flyingfish, volador cabecita 
                                           Species Cheilopogon pitcairnensis (Nichols and Breder, 1935)  
                                           Species Cheilopogon rapanouiensis Parin, 1961  
                                           Species Cheilopogon spilonotopterus (Bleeker, 1866) – stained flyingfish, volador jaspeado 
                                           Species Cheilopogon spilopterus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1847)  
                                           Species Cheilopogon suttoni (Whitley and Colefax, 1938)  
                                           Species Cheilopogon unicolor (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1847)  
                                           Species Cheilopogon xenopterus (Gilbert, 1890) – volador puntas blancas, whitetip flyingfish 

  Expert: William N. Eschmeyer  
  Notes: Senior Curator and Chairman, Department of Ichthyology, California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118-4599, USA   
  Reference for: Cheilopogon    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Cheilopogon   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cheilopogon   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Cheilopogon   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Cheilopogon   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Eschmeyer (online Catalog of Fishes, and personal communication, 2003) places the type species of Cypselurus Swainson 1838 (Exocoetus appendiculatus Wood 1825) as a junior synonym of Cheilopogon heterurus (Rafinesque 1810). The current status of Cypselurus Swainson 1838 and Cheilopogon Lowe 1841 (and the species therein) remain unclear, however  



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