Pterois brevipectoralis

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Taxonavigation: Scorpaenoidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
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
Ordo: Scorpaeniformes
Subordo: Scorpaenoidei

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


Pterois brevipectoralis (Mandrytsa, 2002)

  • Holotype: ZIN 50137.
  • Paratypes: ZIN 50138-39 (1, 1).

Type locality: Indian Ocean, 10°02'S, 61°37'E [1], depth 70–80 meters.



  • Mandrytsa, S. A.; 2002: A new species of the genus Pteropterus (Scorpaenidae, Scorpaeniformes) from the Indian Ocean. Voprosy Ikhtiologii, 42 (1): 129–130. / Journal of Ichthyology, 42 (1): 124–125.
  • Matsunuma, M. & Motomura, H.; 2013: Newly Recognized Diagnostic Characters of the Poorly Known Lionfish Pterois brevipectoralis (Scorpaenidae: Pteroinae), with Notes on Fresh Coloration. Species Diversity, 18: 163–173.