Taxon profile


Monacanthidae Nardo, 1843

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 28

genus Acanthaluteres Bleeker, 1865
genus Acreichthys Fraser-Brunner, 1941
genus Aluterus Cloquet, 1816
genus Amanses Gray, 1835
genus Anacanthus Gray, 1830
genus Arotrolepis Fraser-Brunner, 1941
genus Brachaluteres Bleeker, 1865
genus Cantherhines Swainson, 1839
genus Cantheschenia Hutchins, 1877
genus Chaetodermis Swainson, 1839
genus Colurodontis Hutchins, 1977
genus Enigmacanthus Hutchins, 2002
genus Eubalichthys Whitley, 1930 - leatherjacket
genus Lalmohania Hutchins, 1994
genus Meuschenia Whitley, 1929
genus Monacanthus Oken, 1817
genus Navodon Whitley, 1930
genus Nelusetta Whitley, 1939
genus Oxymonacanthus Bleeker, 1865
genus Paraluteres Bleeker, 1865
genus Paramonacanthus Bleeker, 1865
genus Pervagor Whitley, 1930
genus Pseudalutarius Bleeker, 1865
genus Pseudomonacanthus Bleeker, 1865
genus Rudarius Jordan & Fowler, 1902
genus Scobinichthys Whitley, 1931
genus Stephanolepis Gill, 1861
genus Thamnaconus Smith, 1949

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/283]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Monacanthidae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Monacanthidae Nardo, 1843]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 14 May 2007]

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