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Mola  Koelreuter, 1766
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173413

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Diplanchias Rafinesque, 1810
 
    Orthragus Rafinesque, 1810
 
    Ozodura Ranzani, 1839
 
    Aledon Castelnau, 1861
 
    Tympanomium Ranzani, 1839
 
    Orthragoriscus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
 
    Pallasia Nardo, 1840
 
    Trematopsis Ranzani, 1839
 
    Acanthosoma DeKay, 1842
 
    Cephalus Shaw, 1804
 
    Molacanthus Swainson, 1839
 
  Common Name(s): molas [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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  
                               SuborderMoloidei   
                                  FamilyMolidae  – trunkfishes, headfishes, molas, ocean sunfishes, molas, poissons-lune  
                                     GenusMola Koelreuter, 1766 – molas  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Mola mola (Linnaeus, 1758) – ocean sunfish, pez luna, mola, môle, Ocean Sunfish 
                                        Species Mola ramsayi (Giglioli, 1883)  
       

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  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: Mola   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
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  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   
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