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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:  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener albomaculosus Matsuura, 2014  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener altipinnis (Ogilby, 1891)  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener andersonae Hardy, 1983  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener balteus Hardy, 1989  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener brevipinnis (Regan, 1903)  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener flavimaculosus Hardy & Randall, 1983  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener florealis (Cope, 1871)  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener gloerfelti Hardy, 1984  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener hicksi Hardy, 1983  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener hypselogeneion (Bleeker, 1852) – orangebanded blowfish 
                                           SpeciesTorquigener marleyi (Fowler, 1929)  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener pallimaculatus Hardy, 1983  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener parcuspinus Hardy, 1983  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener paxtoni Hardy, 1983  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener perlevis (Ogilby, 1908)  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener pleurogramma (Regan, 1903) – weeping toado 
                                           SpeciesTorquigener randalli Hardy, 1983  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener squamicauda (Ogilby, 1910)  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener tuberculiferus (Ogilby, 1912)  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener vicinus Whitley, 1930  
                                           SpeciesTorquigener 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   

 Geographic Information
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