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Cypselurus  Swainson, 1838
Taxonomic Serial No.: 165432

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  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   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderBeloniformes  – aiguilles de mer, orphies, needlefishes  
                               SuborderBelonoidei   
                                  SuperfamilyExocoetoidea   
                                     FamilyExocoetidae  – flyingfishes, exocets, voladores  
                                        GenusCypselurus Swainson, 1838  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Cypselurus angusticeps Nichols and Breder, 1935 – narrowhead flyingfish, volador isleño 
                                           Species Cypselurus callopterus (Günther, 1866) – beautyfin flyingfish, volador bonito 
                                           Species Cypselurus comatus (Mitchill, 1815) – clearwing flyingfish, volador de alas claras 
                                           Species Cypselurus hexazona (Bleeker, 1853)  
                                           Species Cypselurus hiraii Abe in Tomiyama and Abe, 1953  
                                           Species Cypselurus longibarbus (Parin, 1961)  
                                           Species Cypselurus naresii (Günther, 1889)  
                                           Species Cypselurus oligolepis (Bleeker, 1866)  
                                           Species Cypselurus opisthopus (Bleeker, 1866)  
                                           Species Cypselurus poecilopterus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1847) – yellow-wing flyingfish, yellow-wing flyingfish 
                                           Species Cypselurus simus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1847)  
                                           Species Cypselurus starksi Abe in Tomiyama and Abe, 1953  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  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: Cypselurus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Cypselurus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cypselurus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cypselurus   
       
  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: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Cypselurus   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cypselurus   
       

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 Comments
       
  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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