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Citharichthys  Bleeker, 1862
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172715

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Metoponops Gill, 1864
    Neoetropus Hildebrand & Schroeder, 1928
    Orthopsetta Gill, 1862
  Common Name(s): sanddabs [English]
    whiffs [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2015   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPleuronectiformes  – flatfishes, flounders, soles, limandes, plies, poissons plats  
                                  FamilyParalichthyidae  – flétans de sable, lenguados areneros, sand flounders, lefteye flounders  
                                     GenusCitharichthys Bleeker, 1862 – sanddabs, whiffs  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Citharichthys abbotti Dawson, 1969 – lenguado veracruzano, Veracruz whiff, Veracruz Whiff 
                                        Species Citharichthys amblybregmatus Gutherz & Blackman, 1970  
                                        Species Citharichthys arctifrons Goode, 1880 – Gulf Stream flounder, lenguado golfino, Gulf Stream Flounder, plie du gulf stream 
                                        Species Citharichthys arenaceus Evermann & Marsh, 1900 – sand whiff, lenguado arenero, Sand Whiff 
                                        Species Citharichthys cornutus (Günther, 1880) – horned whiff, lenguado cornudo, Horned Whiff 
                                        Species Citharichthys darwini Victor & Wellington, 2013  
                                        Species Citharichthys dinoceros Goode & Bean, 1886 – lenguado espinoso, spined whiff, Spined Whiff 
                                        Species Citharichthys fragilis Gilbert, 1890 – Gulf sanddab, lenguado flaco, Gulf Sanddab 
                                        Species Citharichthys gilberti Jenkins & Evermann, 1889 – bigmouth sanddab, lenguado tapadera, Bigmouth Sanddab 
                                        Species Citharichthys gnathus Hoshino & Amaoka, 1999  
                                        Species Citharichthys gordae Beebe & Tee-Van, 1938 – lenguado escondido, mimic sanddab, Mimic Sanddab 
                                        Species Citharichthys gymnorhinus Gutherz & Blackman, 1970 – anglefin whiff, Anglefin Whiff 
                                        Species Citharichthys macrops Dresel, 1885 – spotted whiff, lenguado manchado, Spotted Whiff 
                                        Species Citharichthys mariajorisae van der Heiden & Mussot-Pérez, 1995 – five-rayed sanddab, lenguado cinco radios, Five-rayed Sanddab 
                                        Species Citharichthys minutus Cervigón, 1982  
                                        Species Citharichthys platophrys Gilbert, 1891 – lenguado frentón, small sanddab, Small Sanddab 
                                        Species Citharichthys sordidus (Girard, 1854) – Pacific sanddab, lenguado moteado, limande sordide, Pacific Sanddab 
                                        Species Citharichthys spilopterus Günther, 1862 – bay whiff, lenguado pardo, Bay Whiff 
                                        Species Citharichthys stampflii (Steindachner, 1894)  
                                        Species Citharichthys stigmaeus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882 – speckled sanddab, lenguado pecoso, limande tachetée, Speckled Sanddab 
                                        Species Citharichthys surinamensis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)  
                                        Species Citharichthys uhleri Jordan in Jordan & Goss, 1889 – lenguado albimoteado, voodoo whiff, Voodoo Whiff 
                                        Species Citharichthys valdezi Cervigón, 1986  
                                        Species Citharichthys xanthostigma Gilbert, 1890 – longfin sanddab, lenguado alón, Longfin Sanddab 

  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: Citharichthys    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 31-Oct-2014, website (version 31-Oct-14)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes. ( Electronic version accessed 03-Nov-2014   
  Reference for: Citharichthys   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Citharichthys   
  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: Available online at   
  Reference for: Citharichthys   
  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: Citharichthys   
  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: Citharichthys   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Betancur-R et al. 2013 consider Paralichthyidae to be paraphyletic and this genus belongs to the "Cyclopsetta Group" with Cyclopsetta, Syacium, Citharichthys, and Etropus genera  



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