Taxon profile


Black Blotched Porcupinefish
Diodon liturosus Shaw, 1804

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Tetraodontiformes »  family Diodontidae - porcupinefishes and burrfishes »  genus Diodon

Scientific synonyms

Cyclichthys liturosus (Shaw, 1804)
Diodon bleekeri Günther, 1910
Diodon literosus Shaw, 1804
Diodon lituratus Shaw, 1804
Diodon maculatus Duméril, 1855

Other names

= Black-blotched Porcupinefish


[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/7621]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Diodon liturosus Shaw, 1804]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [6552]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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