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Favonigobius  Whitley, 1930
Taxonomic Serial No.: 553250

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): sand gobies [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 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  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderGobioidei  – gobies, gobies  
                                  FamilyGobiidae  – true gobies, gobies, gobios, gobies  
                                     GenusFavonigobius Whitley, 1930 – sand gobies  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesFavonigobius aliciae (Herre, 1936)  
                                        SpeciesFavonigobius exquisitus Whitley, 1950  
                                        SpeciesFavonigobius gymnauchen (Bleeker, 1860) – Asian sand goby 
                                        SpeciesFavonigobius lateralis (Macleay, 1881)  
                                        SpeciesFavonigobius lentiginosus (Richardson, 1844)  
                                        SpeciesFavonigobius melanobranchus (Fowler, 1934)  
                                        SpeciesFavonigobius neili (Day, 1868)  
                                        SpeciesFavonigobius opalescens (Herre, 1936)  
                                        SpeciesFavonigobius reichei (Bleeker, 1853) – tropical sand goby 

  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: Favonigobius    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Favonigobius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Favonigobius   

 Geographic Information
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