Taxon profile


Aluterus Cloquet, 1816

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Tetraodontiformes »  family Monacanthidae - filefishes

Scientific synonyms


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Included taxa

Number of records: 7

species Aluterus heudelotii Hollard, 1855 - Dottered Filefish
species Aluterus maculosus Richardson, 1840
species Aluterus monoceros (Linnaeus, 1758) - Batfish
species Aluterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792) - Orange Filefish
species Aluterus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765) - Broom-tail File

Aluterus scriptus - Broom-tail File

species Aluterus shigensis Miyajima et al., 2014
species Aluterus velutinus Jenyns, 1842

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/165]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Aluterus Cloquet, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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extinct taxon