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Hirundichthys  Breder, 1928
Taxonomic Serial No.: 165515

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Exonautes Jordan and Evermann, 1896
  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  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderBeloniformes  – aiguilles de mer, orphies, needlefishes  
                                     FamilyExocoetidae  – flyingfishes, exocets, voladores  
                                        GenusHirundichthys Breder, 1928  
    Direct Children:  
                                           SpeciesHirundichthys affinis (Günther, 1866) – fourwing flyingfish, volador golondrina, volador de 4 alas 
                                           SpeciesHirundichthys albimaculatus (Fowler, 1934)  
                                           SpeciesHirundichthys coromandelensis (Hornell, 1923)  
                                           SpeciesHirundichthys marginatus (Nichols and Breder, 1928) – bladewing flyingfish, volador ala navaja 
                                           SpeciesHirundichthys oxycephalus (Bleeker, 1852)  
                                           SpeciesHirundichthys rondeletii (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1847) – blackwing flyingfish, brownwinged flyingfish, nonsuch flyingfish, volador de alas negras, volador ala negra 
                                           SpeciesHirundichthys socotranus (Steindachner, 1902)  
                                           SpeciesHirundichthys speculiger (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1847) – mirrorwing flyingfish, volador espejo 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Hirundichthys   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Hirundichthys   
  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: Hirundichthys   
  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: Hirundichthys   
  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: Hirundichthys   

 Geographic Information
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