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Taxonomic Serial No.: 167131

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): flatheads [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  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderScorpaeniformes  – chabots, rascasses, mail-cheeked fishes, scorpion fishes, sculpins  
                                  FamilyPlatycephalidae  – flatheads  
    Direct Children:  
                                     GenusAmbiserrula Imamura, 1996  
                                     GenusCociella Whitley, 1940  
                                     GenusCymbacephalus Fowler, 1938  
                                     GenusElates Jordan and Seale, 1907  
                                     GenusGrammoplites Fowler, 1904  
                                     GenusInegocia Jordan and Thompson, 1913  
                                     GenusKumococius Matsubara and Ochiai, 1955  
                                     GenusLeviprora Whitley, 1931  
                                     GenusNeoplatycephalus Castelnau, 1872  
                                     GenusOnigocia Jordan and Thompson, 1913  
                                     GenusPapilloculiceps Fowler and Steinitz, 1956  
                                     GenusPlatycephalus Bloch, 1795 – flatheads 
                                     GenusRatabulus Jordan and Hubbs, 1925  
                                     GenusRogadius Jordan and Richardson, 1908  
                                     GenusSolitas Imamura, 1996  
                                     GenusSorsogona Herre, 1934  
                                     GenusSuggrundus Whitley, 1930  
                                     GenusSunagocia Imamura, 2003  
                                     GenusThysanophrys Ogilby, 1898  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Platycephalidae   
  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: Platycephalidae   
  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: Platycephalidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.   
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: flatheads[English]   

 Geographic Information
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