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Tephrinectes  Günther, 1862
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172849

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Tephritis Günther, 1862
    Velifracta Jordan, 1907
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2015   

 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  
                            OrderPleuronectiformes  – flatfishes, flounders, soles, limandes, plies, poissons plats  
                                  FamilyParalichthyidae  – flétans de sable, lenguados areneros, sand flounders, lefteye flounders  
                                     GenusTephrinectes Günther, 1862  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Tephrinectes sinensis (Lacepède, 1802) – Chinese brill 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 31-Oct-2014, website (version 31-Oct-14)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes. ( Electronic version accessed 03-Nov-2014   
  Reference for: Tephrinectes   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Tephrinectes   
  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: Tephrinectes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Munroe, Thomas A.  
  Publication Date: 2015   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematic Diversity of the Pleuronectiformes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flatfishes: Biology and Exploitation, 2nd edition   
  Page(s): 13-51   
  Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.   
  Publication Place: Chichester, United Kingdom   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-118-501191   
  Notes: DOI: 10.1002/9781118501153.ch2   
  Reference for: Tephrinectes   
  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: Tephrinectes   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: TA Munroe concluded that Tephrinectes is a monotypic lineage within the order so should not be included in the Paralichthyidae in his chapter Systematic Diversity of the Pleuronectiformes in Gibson et al. 2015. Flatfishes: Biology and Exploitation, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  



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