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Taxonomic Serial No.: 159697

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Petromyzontinae
  Common Name(s): lamproies [French]
    lampreas [Spanish]
    lampreys [English]
  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  
                         FamilyPetromyzontidae  – lamproies, lampreas, lampreys  
    Direct Children:  
                            Genus Caspiomyzon Berg, 1906  
                            Genus Entosphenus Gill, 1862  
                            Genus Eudontomyzon Regan, 1911  
                            Genus Ichthyomyzon Girard, 1858  
                            Genus Lampetra Bonnaterre, 1788  
                            Genus Lethenteron Creaser and Hubbs, 1922  
                            Genus Petromyzon Linnaeus, 1758  
                            Genus Tetrapleurodon Creaser and Hubbs, 1922  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 05-Aug-2013, website (version 05-Aug-13)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Reference for: Petromyzontidae   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Petromyzontidae   
  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: lampreys[English]   
  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: Petromyzontidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: lampreas[Spanish], lampreys [English], lamproies [French]   
  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: Petromyzontidae   

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