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Torquigener  Whitley, 1930
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173376

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Sphoeroides (Shippofugu) Abe, 1949
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            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  
                                        GenusTorquigener Whitley, 1930  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Torquigener albomaculosus Matsuura, 2014  
                                           Species Torquigener altipinnis (Ogilby, 1891)  
                                           Species Torquigener andersonae Hardy, 1983  
                                           Species Torquigener balteus Hardy, 1989  
                                           Species Torquigener brevipinnis (Regan, 1903)  
                                           Species Torquigener flavimaculosus Hardy & Randall, 1983  
                                           Species Torquigener florealis (Cope, 1871)  
                                           Species Torquigener gloerfelti Hardy, 1984  
                                           Species Torquigener hicksi Hardy, 1983  
                                           Species Torquigener hypselogeneion (Bleeker, 1852) – orangebanded blowfish 
                                           Species Torquigener marleyi (Fowler, 1929)  
                                           Species Torquigener pallimaculatus Hardy, 1983  
                                           Species Torquigener parcuspinus Hardy, 1983  
                                           Species Torquigener paxtoni Hardy, 1983  
                                           Species Torquigener perlevis (Ogilby, 1908)  
                                           Species Torquigener pleurogramma (Regan, 1903) – weeping toado 
                                           Species Torquigener randalli Hardy, 1983  
                                           Species Torquigener squamicauda (Ogilby, 1910)  
                                           Species Torquigener tuberculiferus (Ogilby, 1912)  
                                           Species Torquigener vicinus Whitley, 1930  
                                           Species Torquigener whitleyi (Paradice in Paradice & Whitley, 1927)  

  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: Torquigener   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Torquigener   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hardy, Graham S.  
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title: Revision of Australian species of Torquigener Whitley (Tetraodontiformes: Tetraodontidae), and two new generic names for Australian puffer fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, vol. 13, no. 1/2   
  Page(s): 1-48   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0303-6758   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Torquigener   

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