Dichotomyctere ocellatus

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Dichotomyctere ocellatus


Taxonavigation: Tetraodontiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Tetraodontiformes

Familia: Tetraodontidae
Genus: Dichotomyctere
Species: Dichotomyctere ocellatus


Dichotomyctere ocellatus (Steindachner, 1870)

  • Syntypes: NMW [4].

Type locality: Malaysia, Johor, Pengulon Patie [Pengkalan Petai ?].


Junior secondary homonym of Tetraodon ocellatus Linnaeus, 1758: 333, Tetrodon ocellatus Bennett, 1830: [21], pl. 21 and Tetrodon ocellatus Peters, 1855: 462 when placed in Tetraodon by Dekkers, 1975: 132.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Figure 8 puffer, Eyespot puffer
ไทย: ปลาปักเป้าซีลอน, ปลาปักเป้าเลขแปด


  • Dekkers, W.J.; 1975: Review of the Asiatic freshwater puffers of the genus Tetraodon Linnaeus, 1758 (Pisces, Tetraodontiformes, Tetraodontidae). Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde, 45 (1): 87–142. reference page 
  • Kottelat, M.; 2013: The Fishes of the Inland Waters of Southeast Asia: A Catalogue and Core Bibliography of the Fishes Known to Occur in Freshwaters, Mangroves and Estuaries. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement No. 27: 1–663. PDF
  • Steindachner, F.; 1870: Ichthyologische Notizen (X). (Schluss). Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe, 61 (1. Abth.): 623-642, Pls. 1-5. BHL
  • Tirant, G.; 1885: Notes sur les poissons de la Basse-Cochinchine et du Cambodge. Excursions et reconnaissances, 10: 91-198 [Continues from v. 9:438.]