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Periophthalmus  Bloch and Schneider, 1801
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172057

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): mudskippers [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  
                               SuborderGobioidei  – gobies, gobies  
                                  FamilyGobiidae  – true gobies, gobies, gobios, gobies  
                                     GenusPeriophthalmus Bloch and Schneider, 1801 – mudskippers  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus argentilineatus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1837 – silverstripe mudskipper 
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus barbarus (Linnaeus, 1766) – mudskipper, mudskipper 
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus cantonensis (Osbeck, 1765)  
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus chrysospilos Bleeker, 1852  
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus gracilis Eggert, 1935  
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus kalolo Lesson, 1831 – Kalolo mudskipper 
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus magnuspinnatus Lee, Choi and Ryu, 1995  
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus malaccensis Eggert, 1935  
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus minutus Eggert, 1935  
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus modestus Cantor, 1842  
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus novaeguineaensis Eggert, 1935  
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus novemradiatus (Hamilton, 1822)  
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus pearsei Eggert, 1935  
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus sobrinus Eggert, 1935  
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus spilotus Murdy and Takita, 1999  
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus variabilis Eggert, 1935  
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus walailakae Darumas and Tantichodok, 2002  
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus waltoni Koumans, 1941  
                                        SpeciesPeriophthalmus weberi Eggert, 1935  

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

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