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Polydactylus  Lacepède, 1803
Taxonomic Serial No.: 170446

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): barbudos [English]
    barbus [English]
  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  
                                  FamilyPolynemidae  – threadfins, barbudos, capitaines  
                                     GenusPolydactylus Lacepède, 1803 – barbudos, barbus  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus approximans (Lay and Bennett, 1839) – blue bobo, barbudo seis barbas 
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus bifurcus Motomura, Kimura and Iwatsuki, 2001  
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus longipes Motomura, Okamoto and Iwatsuki, 2001  
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus macrochir (Günther, 1867)  
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus macrophthalmus (Bleeker, 1858)  
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus malagasyensis Motomura and Iwatsuki, 2001  
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus microstomus (Bleeker, 1851)  
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus mullani (Hora, 1926)  
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus multiradiatus (Günther, 1860) – flat salmon, Australian threadfin, flat salmon 
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus nigripinnis Munro, 1964  
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus octonemus (Girard, 1858) – Atlantic threadfin, barbudo ocho barbas 
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus oligodon (Günther, 1860) – littlescale threadfin, barbudo siete barbas 
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus opercularis (Gill, 1863) – yellow bobo, barbudo nueve barbas 
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus persicus Motomura and Iwatsuki, 2001  
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus plebeius (Broussonet, 1782) – striped threadfin, striped threadfin 
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus quadrifilis (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829)  
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus sexfilis (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831)  
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus sextarius (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) – sixfinger threadfish, sixfinger threadfish 
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus siamensis Motomura, Iwatsuki and Yoshino, 2001  
                                        SpeciesPolydactylus virginicus (Linnaeus, 1758) – barbu, barbudo, barbudo barbú 

  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: Polydactylus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Polydactylus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Polydactylus   
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Polydactylus   
  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: Polydactylus   
  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: Polydactylus   
  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: Polydactylus   
  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: Polydactylus   

 Geographic Information
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