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Epigonus  Rafinesque, 1810
Taxonomic Serial No.: 168295

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Oxyodon Brauer, 1906
  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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                  FamilyEpigonidae  – deepwater cardinalfishes  
                                     GenusEpigonus Rafinesque, 1810  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus affinis Parin and Abramov, 1986  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus angustifrons Abramov and Manilo, 1987  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus atherinoides (Gilbert, 1905)  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus constanciae (Giglioli, 1880)  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus crassicaudus de Buen, 1959  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus ctenolepis Mochizuki and Shirakihara, 1983  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus denticulatus Dieuzeide, 1950 – pencil cardinal, pencil cardinal 
                                        SpeciesEpigonus devaneyi Gon, 1985  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus elegans Parin and Abramov, 1986  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus fragilis (Jordan and Jordan, 1922)  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus glossodontus Gon, 1985  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus heracleus Parin and Abramov, 1986  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus lenimen (Whitley, 1935)  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus macrops (Brauer, 1906)  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus marimonticolus Parin and Abramov, 1986  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus merleni McCosker and Long, 1997  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus notacanthus Parin and Abramov, 1986  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus occidentalis Goode and Bean, 1896  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus oligolepis Mayer, 1974  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus pandionis (Goode and Bean, 1881)  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus parini Abramov, 1987  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus pectinifer Mayer, 1974  
                                        SpeciesEpigonus robustus (Barnard, 1927) – bigeye cardinalfish 
                                        SpeciesEpigonus telescopus (Risso, 1810) – telescope cardinal, telescope cardinal 
                                        SpeciesEpigonus waltersensis Parin and Abramov, 1986  

  Expert: Thomas H. Fraser   
  Notes: Adjunct Scientist, Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, Florida, 34236, USA   
  Reference for: Epigonus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Epigonus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Epigonus   
  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: Epigonus   
  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: Epigonus   

 Geographic Information
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