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Taxonomic Serial No.: 646100

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  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  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          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  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Genus Arothron Müller, 1841 – fat puffers 
                                        Genus Auriglobus Kottelat, 1999  
                                        Genus Carinotetraodon Benl, 1957  
                                        Genus Chelonodontops Smith, 1958  
                                        Genus Chonerhinos Bleeker, 1854  
                                        Genus Colomesus Gill, 1884  
                                        Genus Contusus Whitley, 1947  
                                        Genus Dichotomyctere Duméril, 1855  
                                        Genus Ephippion Bibron in Duméril, 1855  
                                        Genus Feroxodon Su, Hardy & Tyler, 1986  
                                        Genus Geneion Bibron in Duméril, 1855  
                                        Genus Guentheridia Gilbert & Starks, 1904  
                                        Genus Javichthys Hardy, 1985  
                                        Genus Lagocephalus Swainson, 1839 – rabbitfishes 
                                        Genus Leiodon Swainson, 1839  
                                        Genus Marilyna Hardy, 1982  
                                        Genus Omegophora Whitley, 1934  
                                        Genus Pao Kottelat, 2013  
                                        Genus Pelagocephalus Tyler & Paxton, 1979  
                                        Genus Polyspina Hardy, 1983  
                                        Genus Reicheltia Hardy, 1982  
                                        Genus Sphoeroides Anonymous [Lacepède], 1798 – swellfishes, common puffers 
                                        Genus Takifugu Abe, 1949  
                                        Genus Tetractenos Hardy, 1983  
                                        Genus Tetraodon Linnaeus, 1758 – swellfishes 
                                        Genus Torquigener Whitley, 1930  
                                        Genus Tylerius Hardy, 1984  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Tetraodontinae   

 Geographic Information
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