Gastrophysus niphobles

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Gastrophysus niphobles


Taxonavigation: Tetraodontoidei 

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
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Eupercaria
Ordo: Tetraodontiformes
Subordo: Tetraodontoidei

Familia: Tetraodontidae
Genus: Gastrophysus
Species: Gastrophysus niphobles


Gastrophysus niphobles (Jordan & Snyder, 1845)

  • Holotype: CAS-SU 6526.
  • Paratypes: AMS I.6926; ANSP 29500 (1), 29687 (1); BMNH 1905.2.4.493-495 (3); CAS 11328 [ex IU 10661] (2); SU 6645 (5), 6759 (3), 6764 (1); USNM 49843 (1).

Type locality: Japan, Tokyo.



  • Jordan, D. S. & Snyder, J. O.; 1901: A review of the gymnodont fishes of Japan. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 24 (1254): 229–264. BHL


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Grass puffer
日本語: クサフグ
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