Carinotetraodon lorteti

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Taxonavigation: Tetraodontiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Tetraodontiformes

Familia: Tetraodontidae
Genus: Carinotetraodon
Species: Carinotetraodon lorteti


Carinotetraodon lorteti (Tirant, 1885)

  • Lectotype: MGHNL 42000006 [ex 3907bis].
    • Lectotype designated by Dekkers, 1975
  • Paralectotypes: MHNL 4200-0005 [3907] (12), 4200-0007 [3909] (9), 4200-0008 (6); MHNN 1937-60 (1); USNM 47996 (1).

Type locality: Vietnam, Thu-dau-mot.

Etymology: Named in honour for Louis Charles Émile Lortet, French physician, botanist and zoologist.


Vernacular namesEdit

English: Redeye puffer
日本語: アカメフグ
ไทย: ปลาปักเป้าสมพงษ์, ปลาปักเป้าตาแดง


  • Kittipong Jaruthanin (story) and Kamphol Udomritthiruj (photo), ตามรอย... "หมูอารีย์" สัตว์สงวนแห่งสยาม (Following the trail of... "Dwarf Loach" protected fauna of Siam), Fish Zone, Vol. 3 Issue 24 (15 May - 15 June 2002)
  • Kottelat, M.; 2013: The Fishes of the Inland Waters of Southeast Asia: A Catalogue and Core Bibliography of the Fishes Known to Occur in Freshwaters, Mangroves and Estuaries. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement No. 27: 1–663. PDF
  • Tirant, G.; 1885: Notes sur les poissons de la Basse-Cochinchine et du Cambodge. Excursions et reconnaissances, 10: 91-198 [Continues from v. 9:438.]


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