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Siganus  Forsskål, 1775
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172329

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Teuthis Linnaeus, 1766
 
    Lo Seale, 1906
 
    Buro Lacepède, 1803
 
    Amphiscarus Swainson, 1839
 
    Buronus Rafinesque, 1815
 
    Amphacanthus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
 
    Centrogaster Houttuyn, 1782
 
    Teuthis (Siganites) Fowler, 1904
 
  Common Name(s): rabbitfishes [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderAcanthuroidei  – surgeonfishes  
                                  FamilySiganidae  – rabbitfishes, spinefishes  
                                     GenusSiganus Forsskål, 1775 – rabbitfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Siganus argenteus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)  
                                        Species Siganus canaliculatus (Park, 1797) – pearly spinefoot, whitespotted rabbitfish 
                                        Species Siganus corallinus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835) – coral spinefoot 
                                        Species Siganus doliatus Guérin-Méneville, 1829-38 – barred spinefoot 
                                        Species Siganus fuscescens (Houttuyn, 1782) – dusky spinefoot 
                                        Species Siganus guttatus (Bloch, 1787)  
                                        Species Siganus insomnis Woodland & Anderson, 2014  
                                        Species Siganus javus (Linnaeus, 1766) – bluespotted spinefish 
                                        Species Siganus labyrinthodes (Bleeker, 1853)  
                                        Species Siganus laqueus von Bonde, 1934  
                                        Species Siganus lineatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835) – goldenlined spinefish 
                                        Species Siganus luridus (Rüppell, 1829)  
                                        Species Siganus magnificus (Burgess, 1977)  
                                        Species Siganus niger Woodland, 1990  
                                        Species Siganus puelloides Woodland & Randall, 1979  
                                        Species Siganus puellus (Schlegel, 1852)  
                                        Species Siganus punctatissimus Fowler & Bean, 1929  
                                        Species Siganus punctatus (Schneider & Forster in Bloch & Schneider, 1801)  
                                        Species Siganus randalli Woodland, 1990 – reticulate rabbitfish 
                                        Species Siganus rivulatus Forsskål & Niebuhr in Forsskål, 1775 – black spinefoot 
                                        Species Siganus spinus (Linnaeus, 1758) – bluntnosed spinefish 
                                        Species Siganus stellatus (Forsskål, 1775) – blotched spinefoot 
                                        Species Siganus sutor (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835)  
                                        Species Siganus trispilos Woodland & Allen, 1977  
                                        Species Siganus unimaculatus (Evermann & Seale, 1907)  
                                        Species Siganus uspi Gawel & Woodland, 1974  
                                        Species Siganus vermiculatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835) – reticulated spinefoot, vermiculate rabbitfish 
                                        Species Siganus virgatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835) – bluelined spinefoot 
                                        Species Siganus vulpinus (Schlegel & Müller, 1845) – foxface 
                                        Species Siganus woodlandi Randall & Kulbicki, 2005  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Siganus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 1-Feb-2021, website (version 1 Feb 2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds) 2021. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. (http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp). Electronic version accessed 01 Feb 2021   
  Reference for: Siganus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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