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family

spadefishes, batfishes and scats
Ephippidae Bleeker, 1859

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  suborder Acanthuroidei

Included taxa

Number of records: 8

genus Chaetodipterus Lacépède, 1802
genus Ephippus Cuvier, 1816
genus Parapsettus Steindachner, 1876
genus Platax Cuvier, 1816
genus Proteracanthus Günther, 1859
genus Rhinoprenes Munro, 1964
genus Tripterodon Playfair, 1867
genus Zabidius Whitley, 1930

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/148]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Ephippidae]
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 Ephippidae Bleeker, 1859]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 15 June 2007]

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