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Xenocephalus  Kaup, 1858
Taxonomic Serial No.: 630371

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Gnathagnus Gill, 1861
 
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   
       

 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   
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderTrachinoidei  – stargazers, weevers, lottes, vives  
                                  FamilyUranoscopidae  – stargazers, miracielos, uranoscopes  
                                     GenusXenocephalus Kaup, 1858  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Xenocephalus armatus Kaup, 1858  
                                        Species Xenocephalus australiensis (Kishimoto, 1989)  
                                        Species Xenocephalus cribratus (Kishimoto, 1989)  
                                        Species Xenocephalus egregius (Jordan and Thompson, 1905) – freckled stargazer 
                                        Species Xenocephalus elongatus (Temminck and Schlegel, 1843) – bluespotted stargazer 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: William N. Eschmeyer  
  Notes: Senior Curator and Chairman, Department of Ichthyology, California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118-4599, USA   
  Reference for: Xenocephalus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Xenocephalus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Springer, Victor G., and Marie-Louise Bauchot  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title: Identification of the taxa Xenocephalidae, Xenocephalus, and X. armatus (Osteichthyes: Uranoscopidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, vol. 107, no. 1   
  Page(s): 79-89   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0006-324X   
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  Reference for: Xenocephalus   
       

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