WoRMS taxon details

Kyphosidae Jordan, 1887

125540  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125540)

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  1. Subfamily Girellinae Gill, 1862
    1. Genus Girella Gray, 1835
    2. Genus Graus Philippi, 1887
    3. Genus Camarina Ayres, 1860 accepted as Girella Gray, 1835
    4. Genus Doidixodon accepted as Doidyxodon Valenciennes, 1846 accepted as Girella Gray, 1835 (misspelling)
    5. Genus Doidyxodon Valenciennes, 1846 accepted as Girella Gray, 1835
    6. Genus Doydixodon Valenciennes, 1846 accepted as Girella Gray, 1835 (synonym)
    7. Genus Girellichthys Klunzinger, 1872 accepted as Girella Gray, 1835
    8. Genus Girellops Regan, 1913 accepted as Girella Gray, 1835
    9. Genus Melambaphes Günther, 1863 accepted as Girella Gray, 1835 (synonym)
    10. Genus Tephraeops Günther, 1859 accepted as Girella Gray, 1835
  2. Subfamily Kyphosinae Jordan, 1887
    1. Genus Hermosilla Jenkins & Evermann, 1889
    2. Genus Kyphosus Lacepède, 1801
    3. Genus Neoscorpis Smith, 1931
    4. Genus Sectator Jordan & Fesler, 1893
    5. Genus Cantharus Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Spondyliosoma Cantor, 1849
    6. Genus Dorsuarius Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Kyphosus Lacepède, 1801
    7. Genus Kyphosis accepted as Kyphosus Lacepède, 1801 (misspelling)
    8. Genus Pimelepterus Lacepède, 1802 accepted as Kyphosus Lacepède, 1801
    9. Genus Pimelopterus accepted as Pimelepterus Lacepède, 1802 accepted as Kyphosus Lacepède, 1801 (misspelling)
    10. Genus Segutilum Whitley, 1931 accepted as Kyphosus Lacepède, 1801
    11. Genus Xyster Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Kyphosus Lacepède, 1801
  3. Subfamily Microcanthinae Bleeker, 1876
    1. Genus Atypichthys Günther, 1862
    2. Genus Microcanthus Swainson, 1839
    3. Genus Neatypus Waite, 1905
    4. Genus Tilodon Thominot, 1881
    5. Genus Atypus Günther, 1860 accepted as Atypichthys Günther, 1862
    6. Genus Therapaina Kaup, 1860 accepted as Microcanthus Swainson, 1839
    7. Genus Vinculum McCulloch, 1914 accepted as Tilodon Thominot, 1881
  4. Subfamily Scorpidinae Günther, 1860
    1. Genus Bathystethus Gill, 1893
    2. Genus Labracoglossa Peters, 1866
    3. Genus Medialuna Jordan & Fesler, 1893
    4. Genus Scorpis Valenciennes, 1832
    5. Genus Platystethus Günther, 1860 accepted as Bathystethus Gill, 1893
  5. Genus Cridorsa Whitley, 1938 accepted as Kyphosus Lacepède, 1801
marine, brackish, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean. Usually found near shore. Some primarily algal feeders; others primarily...  
Description Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean. Usually found near shore. Some primarily algal feeders; others primarily carnivorous. That this family is monophyletic has yet to be established.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Kyphosidae Jordan, 1887. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125540 on 2024-03-03
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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] 

context source (PeRMS) Chirichigno, N.; Cornejo, M. (2001). Catálogo comentado de los peces marinos del Perú. <em>2ª ed. Instituto del Mar de Perú. Publicación Especial. Callao.</em> 314 p. [details]   

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). (2024). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2024., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Description Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean. Usually found near shore. Some primarily algal feeders; others primarily carnivorous. That this family is monophyletic has yet to be established.  [details]
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English sea chubs  [details]
Japanese イスズミ科  [details]