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Uranoscopus  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 171076

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  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 ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderTrachinoidei  – stargazers, weevers, lottes, vives  
                                  FamilyUranoscopidae  – stargazers, miracielos, uranoscopes  
                                     GenusUranoscopus Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus affinis Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus albesca Regan, 1915  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus archionema Regan, 1921 – stargazer 
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus bauchotae Brüss, 1987  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus bicinctus Temminck and Schlegel, 1843  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus cadenati Poll, 1959  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus chinensis Guichenot in Sauvage, 1882  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus cognatus Cantor, 1849  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus crassiceps Alcock, 1890  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus dahlakensis Brüss, 1987  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus dollfusi Brüss, 1987  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus filibarbis Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus fuscomaculatus Kner, 1868  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus guttatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus japonicus Houttuyn, 1782  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus kaianus Günther, 1880  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus marisrubri Brüss, 1987  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus marmoratus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus oligolepis Bleeker, 1878 – blue stargazer 
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus polli Cadenat, 1951  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus scaber Linnaeus, 1758 – stargazer 
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus sulphureus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1832  
                                        SpeciesUranoscopus tosae (Jordan and Hubbs, 1925)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Uranoscopus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Uranoscopus   
  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: Uranoscopus   

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