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Platichthys  Girard, 1854
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172892

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Inopsetta Jordan & Goss in Jordan, 1885
    Flesus Moreau, 1881
    Pseudoplatichthys Hikita, 1934
  Common Name(s): starry flounders [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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                  OrderPleuronectiformes  – flatfishes, flounders, soles, limandes, plies, poissons plats  
                                        FamilyPleuronectidae  – halibuts, dabs, righteyed flounders, platijas, plies, righteye flounders  
                                                 GenusPlatichthys Girard, 1854 – starry flounders  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Species Platichthys flesus (Linnaeus, 1758) – European flounder, North Atlantic flounder, white fluke, flounder 
                                                    Species Platichthys luscus (Pallas, 1814)  
                                                    Species Platichthys stellatus (Pallas, 1787) – starry flounder, Starry Flounder, flet étoilé 

  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: Platichthys    
  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: Platichthys   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Platichthys   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Cooper, J. Andrew, and François Chapleau  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Monophyly and intrarelationships of the family Pleuronectidae (Pleuronectiformes), with a revised classification   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishery Bulletin, vol. 96, no. 4   
  Page(s): 686-726   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0090-0656   
  Reference for: Platichthys   
  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: Platichthys   
  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: Platichthys   
  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: Platichthys   

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