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Taxonavigation: Priacanthiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: 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: Eupercaria
Ordo: Priacanthiformes

Familia: Priacanthidae
Genus: Heteropriacanthus
Species: H. cruentatus


Heteropriacanthus Fitch & Crooke, 1984

Note: Technically a synonym of Cookeolus Fowler, 1928, but petition was being prepared for submission to ICZN (see Starnes, 1988:145)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Glasseye


  • Fitch, J. E. & Crooke, S. J., 1984: Revision of eastern Pacific catalufas (Pisces: Priacanthidae) with description of a new genus and discussion of the fossil record. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, (Series 4) 43 (19): 301–315. BHL
  • Starnes, W. C., 1988: Revision, phylogeny and biogeographic comments on the circumtropical marine percoid fish family Priacanthidae. Bulletin of Marine Science, 43 (2): 117-203. PDF