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Etropus  Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172728

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 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: 2015   

 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  
                            OrderPleuronectiformes  – flatfishes, flounders, soles, limandes, plies, poissons plats  
                                  FamilyParalichthyidae  – flétans de sable, lenguados areneros, sand flounders, lefteye flounders  
                                     GenusEtropus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Etropus ciadi van der Heiden & Plascencia González, 2005 – Intermediate Flounder, lenguado intermedio 
                                        Species Etropus crossotus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882 – fringed flounder, lenguado orlado, lenguado ribete, Fringed Flounder 
                                        Species Etropus cyclosquamus Leslie & Stewart, 1986 – shelf flounder, Shelf Flounder 
                                        Species Etropus delsmani Chabanaud, 1940  
                                        Species Etropus ectenes Jordan in Jordan & Goss, 1889  
                                        Species Etropus longimanus Norman, 1933  
                                        Species Etropus microstomus (Gill, 1864) – smallmouth flounder, Smallmouth Flounder 
                                        Species Etropus peruvianus Hildebrand, 1946 – lenguado zapatilla, Peruvian flounder, Peruvian Flounder 
                                        Species Etropus rimosus Goode & Bean, 1885 – gray flounder, lenguado sombreado, Gray Flounder 

  Reference for:    
  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: Etropus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Etropus   
  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: Etropus   
  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: Etropus   

 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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