the itis logo The report logo for the ITIS data page
Go to Print Version

Taxonomic Serial No.: 159696

(Download Help) Petromyzontiformes TSN 159696

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Common Name(s): lampreys [English]
    lampreas [Spanish]
    lamproies [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   ClassCephalaspidomorphi  – lampreys  
                      OrderPetromyzontiformes  – lampreys, lampreas, lamproies  
    Direct Children:  
                         Family Geotriidae   
                         Family Mordaciidae   
                         Family Petromyzontidae  – lamproies, lampreas, lampreys 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 05-Aug-2013, website (version 05-Aug-13)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Reference for: Petromyzontiformes   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Petromyzontiformes   
  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: Petromyzontiformes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Renaud, Claude B.  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Lampreys of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of lamprey species known to date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes, No. 5   
  Page(s): vi + 109   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1020-8682   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Petromyzontiformes   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division:    






 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN
In:  Kingdom    

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar