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


Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [6552]

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

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