the itis logo The report logo for the ITIS data page
Go to Print Version

Arothron  Müller, 1841
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173307

(Download Help) Arothron TSN 173307

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Kanduka Hora, 1925
 
    Catophorhynchus Troschel, 1856
 
    Dilobomycterus Troschel, 1856
 
    Boesemanichthys Abe, 1952
 
    Crayracion Bleeker, 1865
 
    Cyprichthys Whitley, 1936
 
    Tetrodon (Arothron) Müller, 1841
 
  Common Name(s): fat puffers [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderTetraodontiformes  – leatherjackets, cowfishes, filefishes, puffers, triggerfishes, trunkfishes, balistes, poissons-coffres, poissons-globes  
                               SuborderTetraodontoidei  – puffers, porcupinefishes, tétrodons  
                                  FamilyTetraodontidae  – toadfishes, rabbitfishes, puffers, blowfishes, globefishes, swellfishes, botetes, sphéroïdes  
                                     SubfamilyTetraodontinae   
                                        GenusArothron Müller, 1841 – fat puffers  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Arothron caeruleopunctatus Matsuura, 1994  
                                           Species Arothron carduus (Cantor, 1849)  
                                           Species Arothron diadematus (Rüppell, 1829)  
                                           Species Arothron firmamentum (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)  
                                           Species Arothron hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758) – poison puffer, botete panza rayada, stripebelly puffer, Stripebelly Puffer 
                                           Species Arothron immaculatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) – immaculate blowfish, plain toado 
                                           Species Arothron inconditus Smith, 1958 – bellystriped blaasop 
                                           Species Arothron leopardus (Day, 1878)  
                                           Species Arothron manilensis (Marion de Procé, 1822) – striped puffer 
                                           Species Arothron mappa (Lesson, 1831) – map blaasop 
                                           Species Arothron meleagris (Anonymous, 1798) – botete aletas punteadas, guineafowl puffer, 'opu hue, Guineafowl Puffer 
                                           Species Arothron multilineatus Matsuura, 2016  
                                           Species Arothron nigropunctatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) – brown puffer 
                                           Species Arothron reticularis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)  
                                           Species Arothron stellatus (Anonymous, 1798) – starry blowfish 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert:    
  Notes:    
  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. (http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp). Electronic version accessed 03-Nov-2014   
  Reference for: Arothron   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Arothron   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Arothron   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division:    
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment:    
 

 

   

 
 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met
 
LOADING...
 

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN
In:  Kingdom    


Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar