Glaucostegus thouin

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Taxonavigation: Rhinopristiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: Chondrichthyes
Subclassis: Elasmobranchii
Infraclassis: Euselachii
Division/Cohort: Neoselachii
Subdivision/Subcohort: Batoidea
Superordo: Batomorphii
Ordo: Rhinopristiformes

Familia: Glaucostegidae
Genus: Glaucostegus
Species: Glaucostegus thouin


Glaucostegus thouin (Anonymous Lacepède, 1798)

  • Syntypes: ?MNHN A-7950 (1) Red Sea.

Type locality: No locality (is probably Indonesia).

Etymology: in honor of botanist André Thouin (1746-1824), who helped secure a specimen in Holland and transport it to France. (From: The ETYFish project)


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Thouin Ray


  • Anonymous [Lacepède] 1798. [Review of] Tome I of `Histoire naturelle des poissons' by Lacepède (1798). Allgemeine Literatur-Zeitung, 3(287): columns 673-680. [Presented at meeting of 24 September. Apparently the first Latinization of a few Lacepède genera.] reference page 


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