Opsanus

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Batrachoidiformes 

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: Batrachoidaria
Ordo: Batrachoidiformes

Familia: Batrachoididae
Subfamilia: Batrachoidinae
Genus: Opsanus
Species: O. beta – O. dichrostomus – O. pardus – O. phobetron – O. tau

NameEdit

Opsanus Rafinesque, 1818

Gender: masculine

Type species: Opsanus cerapalus Rafinesque, 1818 by original designation.

ReferencesEdit

  • Rafinesque, C. S. 1818. Description of two new genera of North American fishes, Opsanus, and Notropis. American Monthly Magazine and Critical Revue v. 2 (3): 203–204.
  • Greenfield, D.W., R. Winterbottom, and B.B. Collette. 2008. Review of the toadfish genera (Teleostei: Batrachoididae). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, 59(15): 665–710
  • Opsanus – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).