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Myoxocephalus  Tilesius, 1811
Taxonomic Serial No.: 167311

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Triglopsis Girard, 1851
 
    Acanthocottus Girard, 1850
 
    Ainocottus Jordan and Starks, 1904
 
    Boreocottus Gill, 1859
 
    Littocottus Neelov, 1979
 
    Scorpichthes Bonaparte, 1846
 
  Common Name(s): daddy sculpins [English]
 
    great sculpins [English]
 
    shorthorn sculpins [English]
 
    fourhorn sculpins [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  
    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   
                            OrderScorpaeniformes  – chabots, rascasses, mail-cheeked fishes, scorpion fishes, sculpins  
                               SuborderCottoidei  – sculpins, chabots  
                                  SuperfamilyCottoidea   
                                     FamilyCottidae  – sculpins, bullheads, scaleless sculpins, chabots de mer, scorpions de mer, chabots, charrascos espinosos  
                                        GenusMyoxocephalus Tilesius, 1811 – daddy sculpins, great sculpins, shorthorn sculpins, fourhorn sculpins  
    Direct Children:  
                                           SpeciesMyoxocephalus aenaeus (Mitchill, 1814) – grubby, little sculpin, chaboisseau bronzé 
                                           SpeciesMyoxocephalus brandtii (Steindachner, 1867)  
                                           SpeciesMyoxocephalus jaok (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829) – plain sculpin 
                                           SpeciesMyoxocephalus niger (Bean, 1881) – warthead sculpin 
                                           SpeciesMyoxocephalus ochotensis Schmidt, 1929  
                                           SpeciesMyoxocephalus octodecemspinosus (Mitchill, 1814) – longhorn sculpin, gray sculpin, chaboisseau à dix-huit épines 
                                           SpeciesMyoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus (Pallas, 1814) – great sculpin 
                                           SpeciesMyoxocephalus quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758) – fourhorn sculpin, chaboisseau à quatre cornes 
                                           SpeciesMyoxocephalus scorpioides (Fabricius, 1780) – Arctic sculpin, chaboisseau arctique 
                                           SpeciesMyoxocephalus scorpius (Linnaeus, 1758) – shorthorn sculpin, chaboisseau à épines courtes 
                                           SpeciesMyoxocephalus sinensis (Sauvage, 1873)  
                                           SpeciesMyoxocephalus stelleri Tilesius, 1811 – Steller's sculpin, frog sculpin 
                                           SpeciesMyoxocephalus thompsonii (Girard, 1851) – deepwater sculpin, chabot de profondeur 
                                           SpeciesMyoxocephalus tuberculatus Soldatov and Pavlenko, 1922  
                                           SpeciesMyoxocephalus verrucosus (Bean, 1881) – warty sculpin 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes   
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Myoxocephalus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 22-Oct-2005, website (version 17-Oct-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Myoxocephalus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Myoxocephalus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Myoxocephalus   
       
  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: Myoxocephalus   
       
  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: Myoxocephalus   
       
  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  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Myoxocephalus   
       
  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: Myoxocephalus   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Myoxocephalus   
       

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