Taxon profile


porcupinefishes and burrfishes
Diodontidae Bonaparte, 1837

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

genus Allomycterus McCulloch, 1921
genus Chilomycterus Brisout de Barneville, 1846
genus Cyclichthys Kaup, 1855
genus Dicotylichthys Kaup, 1855
genus Diodon Linnaeus, 1758
genus Lophodiodon Fraser-Brunner, 1943
genus Tragulichthys Whitley, 1931

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/132]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Diodontidae]
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 Diodontidae Bonaparte, 1837]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 11 May 2007]

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