WoRMS taxon details

Diodontidae Bonaparte, 1835

125608  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125608)

accepted
Family
Genus Allomycterus McCulloch, 1921
Genus Atinga Le Danois, 1954
Genus Chilomycterus Brisout de Barneville, 1846
  » Species Chilomycterus antennatus (Cuvier, 1816)
  » Species Chilomycterus antillarum Jordan & Rutter, 1897
  » Species Chilomycterus mauretanicus (Le Danois, 1954)
  » Species Chilomycterus reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Chilomycterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792)
  » Species Chilomycterus spinosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Chilomycterus affinis Günther, 1870 accepted as Chilomycterus reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Chilomycterus atinga (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Chilomycterus reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
  » Species Chilomycterus atringa (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Chilomycterus reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Chilomycterus briareos Metzelaar, 1919 accepted as Chilomycterus antennatus (Cuvier, 1816)
  » Species Chilomycterus geometricus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Chilomycterus antillarum Jordan & Rutter, 1897
  » Species Chilomycterus hardenbergi de Beaufort, 1939 accepted as Cyclichthys hardenbergi (de Beaufort, 1939)
  » Species Chilomycterus orbicularis (Bloch, 1785) accepted as Cyclichthys orbicularis (Bloch, 1785)
  » Species Chilomycterus parcomaculatus von Bonde, 1923 accepted as Cyclichthys orbicularis (Bloch, 1785)
  » Species Chilomycterus schoepfi (Walbaum, 1792) accepted as Chilomycterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792)
  » Species Chilomycterus schoepgi (Walbaum, 1792) accepted as Chilomycterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792) (misspelling)
  » Species Chilomycterus spilostylus Leis & Randall, 1982 accepted as Cyclichthys spilostylus (Leis & Randall, 1982)
Genus Cyclichthys Kaup, 1855
Genus Dicotylichthys Kaup, 1855
Genus Diodon Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Diodon eydouxii Brisout de Barneville, 1846
  » Species Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Diodon liturosus Shaw, 1804
  » Species Diodon nicthemerus Cuvier, 1818
  » Species Diodon antennatus Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Chilomycterus antennatus (Cuvier, 1816)
  » Species Diodon armillatus Whitley, 1933 accepted as Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Diodon asper Cuvier, 1818 accepted as Arothron stellatus (Anonymous, 1798)
  » Species Diodon atringa Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Chilomycterus reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Diodon bertolettii de Lema, de Lucena, Saenger & De Oliveira, 1979 accepted as Diodon eydouxii Brisout de Barneville, 1846
  » Species Diodon bleekeri Günther, 1910 accepted as Diodon liturosus Shaw, 1804
  » Species Diodon brachiatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Diodon caeruleus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 accepted as Cyclichthys orbicularis (Bloch, 1785)
  » Species Diodon calori Bianconi, 1854 accepted as Lophodiodon calori (Bianconi, 1854)
  » Species Diodon carinatus Mitchill, 1828 accepted as Mola mola (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Diodon dimidiatus Walbaum, 1792 accepted as Ranzania laevis (Pennant, 1776)
  » Species Diodon geometricus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Chilomycterus antillarum Jordan & Rutter, 1897 (synonym)
  » Species Diodon histrix Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
  » Species Diodon holacanthus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
  » Species Diodon hystrax Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
  » Species Diodon hystris Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
  » Species Diodon jaculiferus Cuvier, 1818 accepted as Tragulichthys jaculiferus (Cuvier, 1818)
  » Species Diodon literosus Shaw, 1804 accepted as Diodon liturosus Shaw, 1804 (misspelling)
  » Species Diodon lituratus Shaw, 1804 accepted as Diodon liturosus Shaw, 1804 (misspelling)
  » Species Diodon maculatus Duméril, 1855 accepted as Diodon liturosus Shaw, 1804
  » Species Diodon maculifer Kaup, 1855 accepted as Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Diodon maculostriatus Tuomey, 1848 accepted as Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Diodon melanopsis Kaup, 1855 accepted as Diodon eydouxii Brisout de Barneville, 1846
  » Species Diodon mola Pallas, 1770 accepted as Mola mola (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Diodon multimaculatus Cuvier, 1818 accepted as Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Diodon novemaculatus Cuvier, 1818 accepted as Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
  » Species Diodon novemmaculatus Cuvier, 1818 accepted as Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Diodon nudifrons Jenkins, 1903 accepted as Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Diodon nummularis Walbaum, 1792 accepted as Mola mola (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Species Diodon nycthemerus Cuvier, 1818 accepted as Diodon nicthemerus Cuvier, 1818 (misspelling)
  » Species Diodon orbicularis Bloch, 1785 accepted as Cyclichthys orbicularis (Bloch, 1785)
  » Species Diodon paraholocanthus Kotthaus, 1979 accepted as Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Diodon pilosus Mitchill, 1815 accepted as Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Diodon punctatus Cuvier, 1818 accepted as Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Diodon quadrimaculatus Cuvier, 1818 accepted as Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Diodon reticulatus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Chilomycterus reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Diodon rivulatus Cuvier, 1818 accepted as Chilomycterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792)
  » Species Diodon schoepfii Walbaum, 1792 accepted as Chilomycterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792)
  » Species Diodon sexmaculatus Cuvier, 1818 accepted as Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Diodon spinosissimus Cuvier, 1818 accepted as Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Diodon spinosus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Chilomycterus spinosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Diodon tigrinus Cuvier, 1818 accepted as Chilomycterus reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Diodon totara Curtiss, 1938 accepted as Diodon hystrix Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Lophodiodon Fraser-Brunner, 1943
Genus Tragulichthys Whitley, 1931

Genus Atopomycterus Bleeker, 1865 accepted as Dicotylichthys Kaup, 1855
Genus Chilomycteris accepted as Chilomycterus Brisout de Barneville, 1846 (misspelling)
Genus Cyclicthys accepted as Cyclichthys Kaup, 1855 (misspelling)
Genus Euchilomycterus Waite, 1900 accepted as Diodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Paradiodon Bleeker, 1865 accepted as Diodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Trichodiodon Bleeker, 1865 accepted as Diodon Linnaeus, 1758
marine, brackish
Not documented
Description Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Well-developed sharp spines covering body. Jaws with 2 fused teeth....  
Description Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Well-developed sharp spines covering body. Jaws with 2 fused teeth. Opposite premaxillaries and dentaries entirely united at midline. Adults found inshore; the young pelagic.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Diodontidae Bonaparte, 1835. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125608 on 2022-01-16
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2021). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2021., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Well-developed sharp spines covering body. Jaws with 2 fused teeth. Opposite premaxillaries and dentaries entirely united at midline. Adults found inshore; the young pelagic.  [details]
LanguageName 
English porcupinefishesPorcupine fishesburrfishesBalloonfishes  [details]
Japanese ハリセンボン科  [details]
Russian Ежи-рыбыдвузубовые  [details]