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Pterois  Oken, 1817
Taxonomic Serial No.: 166882

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Pteropterus Swainson, 1839
  Common Name(s): butterfly-cods [English]
    lionfishes [English]
    turkeyfishes [English]
    zebrafishes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                  OrderScorpaeniformes  – chabots, rascasses, mail-cheeked fishes, scorpion fishes, sculpins  
                                        FamilyScorpaenidae  – firefishes, goblinfishes, rockfishes, scorpionfishes, escorpiones y rocotes, rascasses, scorpènes, scorpénidés  
                                           GenusPterois Oken, 1817 – butterfly-cods, lionfishes, turkeyfishes, zebrafishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Pterois antennata (Bloch, 1787) – broadbarred firefish, spotfin lionfish 
                                              Species Pterois brevipectoralis (Mandrytsa, 2002)  
                                              Species Pterois kodipungi Bleeker, 1852  
                                              Species Pterois lunulata Temminck and Schlegel, 1843  
                                              Species Pterois miles (Bennett, 1828) – Miles' firefish 
                                              Species Pterois mombasae (Smith, 1957)  
                                              Species Pterois radiata Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829 – clearfin turkeyfish, radial firefish, whitefin lionfish 
                                              Species Pterois russelii Bennett, 1831 – planetail firefish, spotless butterfly-cod 
                                              Species Pterois sphex Jordan and Evermann, 1903 – Hawaiian turkeyfish, lionfish 
                                              Species Pterois volitans (Linnaeus, 1758) – firefish, lionfish, ornate butterfly-cod, red firefish, turkeyfish, zebrafish, red lionfish 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 22-Oct-2005, website (version 17-Oct-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Reference for: Pterois   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pterois   
  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   
  Reference for: Pterois   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hureau, J.-C., and Th. Monod, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1973   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check-list of the fishes of the north-eastern Atlantic and of the Mediterranean (Clofnam), vol. 1   
  Page(s): xxii + 683   
  Publisher: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)   
  Publication Place: Paris, France   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-3-001100-2, 0385-1109  
  Reference for: Pterois   
  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: Pterois   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: World Fishes Important to North Americans Exclusive of Species from the Continental Waters of the United States and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 21   
  Page(s): 243   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-54-7, 0097-0638  
  Notes: 0-913124-54-7 (cloth)   
  Reference for: Pterois   

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