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Taxonavigation: Percoidea

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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: Perciformes
Subordo: Percoidei
Superfamilia: Percoidea

Familia: Toxotidae
Genus: Toxotes
Species (7): T. blythii – T. chatareus – T. jaculatrix – T. kimberleyensis – T. lorentzi – T. microlepis – T. oligolepis


Toxotes Cuvier, 1816

Type species: Labrus jaculator of Shaw 1803 (? = Sciaena jaculator Pallas 1767). Type by monotypy.


  • Protoxotes Whitley, 1950: 244
    • Type species: Toxotes lorentzi Weber 1910. Type by original designation (also monotypic).
  • Trompe Gistel, 1848: XI
    • Type species: Sciaena jaculatrix Pallas 1767. Type by being a replacement name.


  • Cuvier, G. 1816: Le Règne Animal distribué d'après son organisation pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée. Les reptiles, les poissons, les mollusques et les annélides. Edition 1. 2: i-xviii + 1-532, [Pls. 9-10, in v. 4].

  • Roskov Y., Kunze T., Orrell T., Abucay L., Paglinawan L., Culham A., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., Baillargeon G., Decock W., De Wever A., Didžiulis V., eds. (2014) Toxotes in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 17th March 2014. Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Toxotes species list in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & D. Pauly (eds) (2015). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 11/2014.

Vernacular name[edit]

English: Archerfishes
ไทย: ปลาเสือ, ปลาเสือพ่นน้ำ
Türkçe: Okçu balığı
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