Taxonavigation: Pleuronectoidei 

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: Pleuronectiformes
Subordo: Pleuronectoidei

Familia: Poecilopsettidae
Genus: Poecilopsetta
Species: P. albomaculata – P. beanii – P. colorata – P. dorsialta – P. hawaiiensis – P. inermis – P. macrocephala – P. multiradiata – P. natalensis – P. normani – P. pectoralis – P. plinthus – P. praelonga – P. vaynei – P. zanzibarensis



Poecilopsetta Günther, 1880: 48

Type species: Poecilopsetta colorata Günther, 1880. Type by monotypy.




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