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IRMNG taxon details

Balistidae

114305  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:114305)

accepted
Family
Genus Abalistes Jordan & Seale, 1906
Genus Balistapus Tilesius, 1820
Genus Balistes Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Balistoides Fraser-Brunner, 1935
Genus Canthidermis Swainson, 1839
Genus Gornylistes Bannikov & Tyler, 2008 †
Genus Melichthys Swainson, 1839
Genus Odonus Gistel, 1848
Genus Pseudobalistes Bleeker, 1865
Genus Rhinecanthus Swainson, 1839
Genus Sufflamen Jordan, 1916
Genus Xanthichthys Kaup in Richardson, 1856
Genus Xenobalistes Matsuura, 1981

Genus Epimonus Rafinesque, 1815 (nomen nudum)

Genus Balistopus Agassiz, 1846 accepted as Balistapus Tilesius, 1820 (misspelling)
Genus Balistus Marion de Procé, 1822 accepted as Balistes Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Balsistes accepted as Balistes Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
Genus Canthodermus Agassiz, 1846 (Unjustified (?) emendation)
Genus Capriscus Klein, 1777 accepted as Balistes Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Capriscus Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Balistes Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Capriscus Walbaum, 1792 accepted as Balistes Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Capriscus Artedi in Röse, 1793 accepted as Balistes Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Chalisoma Swainson, 1839 accepted as Balistes Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Erythrodon Rüppell, 1852 accepted as Odonus Gistel, 1848
Genus Guaperva Sonnerat, 1774 accepted as Balistoides Fraser-Brunner, 1935
Genus Hemibalistes Fraser-Brunner, 1935 accepted as Sufflamen Jordan, 1916 (synonym)
Genus Leiurus Swainson, 1839 accepted as Abalistes Jordan & Seale, 1906
Genus Liurus Agassiz, 1846 accepted as Abalistes Jordan & Seale, 1906
Genus Melichtys accepted as Melichthys Swainson, 1839 (misspelling)
Genus Melicthys accepted as Melichthys Swainson, 1839 (misspelling)
Genus Nematobalistes Fraser-Brunner, 1935 accepted as Balistes Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Oncobalistes Fowler, 1946 accepted as Melichthys Swainson, 1839
Genus Pachygnathus Agassiz, 1845 accepted as Sufflamen Jordan, 1916
Genus Pachynathus Swainson, 1839 accepted as Sufflamen Jordan, 1916
Genus Parabalistes Bleeker, 1865 accepted as Balistes Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Pyrodon Kaup, 1855 accepted as Odonus Gistel, 1848
Genus Rhinacanthus Agassiz, 1846 accepted as Rhinecanthus Swainson, 1839
Genus Rhineacanthus accepted as Rhinecanthus Swainson, 1839 (misspelling)
Genus Tobinia Whitley, 1933 (Unavailable name (no generic description))
Genus Verrunculus Jordan, 1924 accepted as Balistes Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Xenodon Rüppell, 1836 accepted as Odonus Gistel, 1848
Genus Zenodon Swainson, 1839 accepted as Odonus Gistel, 1848

Genus Canthidermes Swainson, 1839 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Chalisomus Swainson, 1839 (uncertain, unassessed)
marine
recent + fossil
Not documented
IRMNG (2018). Balistidae. Accessed at: http://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=114305 on 2019-04-25
Date
action
by
2006-09-19 22:00:00Z
created
2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
changed



basis of record Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

current name source Eschmeyer online (Jul 2012) [details]   

extant flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   

habitat flag source FishBase [details]   
From other sources
Classification Eukaryota (Superkingdom) > Animalia (Kingdom) > Eumetazoa (Subkingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Osteichthyes (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Balistoidei (Suborder) > Balistidae (Family) [details]

Descriptive info From FishBase: Brackish + Marine. FishBase flag: All Marine. [details]