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Chilomycterus  Brisout de Barneville, 1846
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173383

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Chilomycterus atinga (Linnaeus, 1758)
    Lyosphaera Evermann & Kendall, 1898
    Lyosphaera globosa Evermann & Kendall, 1898
    Chilomycterus atringa (Linnaeus, 1758)
    Diodon atringa Linnaeus, 1758
    Atinga Le Danois, 1954
    Cyanichthys Kaup, 1855
  Common Name(s): burrfishes [English]
    spiny boxfishes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 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  
                            OrderTetraodontiformes  – leatherjackets, cowfishes, filefishes, puffers, triggerfishes, trunkfishes, balistes, poissons-coffres, poissons-globes  
                               SuborderTetraodontoidei  – puffers, porcupinefishes, tétrodons  
                                  FamilyDiodontidae  – porcupinefishes, burrfishes, peces erizo, poissons porcs-épics  
                                     GenusChilomycterus Brisout de Barneville, 1846 – burrfishes, spiny boxfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Chilomycterus antennatus (Cuvier, 1816) – bridled burrfish, guanábana manchada, Bridled Burrfish, pez erizo de riendas 
                                        Species Chilomycterus antillarum Jordan & Rutter, 1897 – web burrfish, guanábana antillana, guanábana caribeña, Web Burrfish 
                                        Species Chilomycterus reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) – pez erizo enano, spotfin burrfish, Spotfin Burrfish 
                                        Species Chilomycterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792) – guanába rayada, guanábana rayada, burrfish, porcupinefish, striped burrfish, Striped Burrfish 
                                        Species Chilomycterus spinosus (Linnaeus, 1758) – striped burrfish 

  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: Chilomycterus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Chilomycterus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Chilomycterus   
  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: Chilomycterus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Chilomycterus   

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