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Trachyscorpia cristulata cristulata


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: Sebastidae
Subfamilia: Sebastolobinae
Genus: Trachyscorpia
Subgenera: T. (Trachyscorpia) – T. (Mesoscorpia)

Overview of species: T. carnomagula – T. cristulata – T. eschmeyeri – T. longipedicula – T. oskeri – T. verai



Trachyscorpia Ginsburg, 1953


  • Ginsburg, I. 1953: Western Atlantic scorpionfishes. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 121(8): 1–103. BHL
  • Eschmeyer, W.N. 1969: A systematic review of the scorpionfishes of the Atlantic Ocean (Pisces: Scorpaenidae). Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences 79: i-iv + 1-143. BHL
  • Béarez, P.; Motomura, H. 2009: Description of a new scorpionfish (Scorpaenoidei, Sebastolobinae) from the tropical eastern Pacific. Zootaxa, 2277: 61–68. Abstract & excerpt
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