Pterois mombasae

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Taxonavigation: Scorpaenoidei

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Scorpaeniformes
Subordo: Scorpaenoidei

Familia: Scorpaenidae
Subfamilia: Pteroinae
Genus: Pterois
Species: Pterois mombasae

Name

Pterois mombasae (Smith, 1957)

Type locality: Reef near Mombasa, Kenya, western Indian Ocean.

Etymology: The specific name mombasae is derived from the type locality of the species, Mombasa, Kenya.

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References

  • Matsunuma, M. & Motomura, H., 2014: Pterois paucispinula, a new species of lionfish (Scorpaenidae: Pteroinae) from the western Pacific Ocean. Ichthyological Research, 62 (3): 327-346. doi: 10.1007/s10228-014-0451-6
  • Smith, J. L. B., 1957: The fishes of the family Scorpaenidae in the western Indian Ocean. Pt. II. The subfamilies Pteroinae, Apistinae, Setarchinae and Sebastinae. Ichthyological Bulletin, Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University, 5: 75-87, Pls. 5-6.