Taxon profile


Lactoria diaphana (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Tetraodontiformes »  family Ostraciidae - boxfishes »  genus Lactoria - longhorn cowfish

Scientific synonyms

Lactoria diaphanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Lactoria diaphinus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Lactoria schlemmeri Jordan & Snyder, 1904
Ostracion brevicornis Temminck & Schlegel, 1850
Ostracion diaphanum Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Ostracion diaphanus Bloch & Schneider, 1801

Other names

= Cowfish
= Many-spined Cow Fish
= Roundbelly Cowfish

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/14128]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Lactoria diaphana (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [6554]

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

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