Colletteichthys

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Colletteichthys

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Batrachoidiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Batrachoidaria
Ordo: Batrachoidiformes

Familia: Batrachoididae
Subfamilia: Halophryninae
Genus: Colletteichthys
Species (3): C. dussumieri – C. flavipinnis – C. occidentalis

Name[edit]

Colletteichthys Greenfield, 2006

Gender: masculine

Type species: Batrachus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1837 by original designation.

Etymology: Colletteichthys: This genus is named in honor of Bruce B. Collette who has contributed greatly to toadfish systematics over the years.

References[edit]

  • Greenfield, D.W. 2006. Two new toadfish genera (Teleostei: Batrachoididae). Proceedings California Academy of Sciences, 57 (32): 945–954 (PDF)