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Taxonomic Serial No.: 167063

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): little velvetfishes [English]
    velvetfishes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderScorpaeniformes  – chabots, rascasses, mail-cheeked fishes, scorpion fishes, sculpins  
                                  FamilyAploactinidae  – little velvetfishes, velvetfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                     GenusAcanthosphex Fowler, 1938  
                                     GenusAdventor Whitley, 1952  
                                     GenusAploactisoma Castelnau, 1872  
                                     GenusBathyaploactis Whitley, 1933  
                                     GenusCoccotropsis Barnard, 1927  
                                     GenusCocotropus Kaup, 1858  
                                     GenusErisphex Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                     GenusKanekonia Tanaka, 1915  
                                     GenusMatsubarichthys Poss and Johnson, 1991  
                                     GenusNeoaploactis Eschmeyer and Allen, 1978  
                                     GenusParaploactis Bleeker, 1864  
                                     GenusPeristrominous Whitley, 1952  
                                     GenusProsoproctus Poss and Eschmeyer, 1979  
                                     GenusPseudopataecus Johnson, 2004  
                                     GenusPtarmus Smith, 1947  
                                     GenusSthenopus Richardson, 1848  
                                     GenusXenaploactis Poss and Eschmeyer, 1980  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Aploactinidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hureau, J.-C., and Th. Monod, eds.   
  Publication Date: 1973   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check-list of the fishes of the north-eastern Atlantic and of the Mediterranean (Clofnam), vol. 1   
  Page(s): xxii + 683   
  Publisher: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)   
  Publication Place: Paris, France   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-3-001100-2, 0385-1109  
  Reference for: Aploactinidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.   
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Aploactinidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.   
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: little velvetfishes[English]   

 Geographic Information
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