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Leiognathus  Lacepède, 1802
Taxonomic Serial No.: 168798

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Equula Cuvier, 1815
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 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  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                  FamilyLeiognathidae  – ponyfishes, slimys, slipmouths  
                                     GenusLeiognathus Lacepède, 1802  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Leiognathus aureus Abe and Haneda, 1972  
                                        Species Leiognathus berbis (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1835)  
                                        Species Leiognathus bindus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1835) – orangefinned ponyfish, orangefinned ponyfish 
                                        Species Leiognathus blochii (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1835)  
                                        Species Leiognathus brevirostris (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1835) – sap-sap, sap-sap 
                                        Species Leiognathus daura (Cuvier, 1829) – goldenstriped ponyfish, goldenstriped ponyfish 
                                        Species Leiognathus decorus (De Vis, 1884)  
                                        Species Leiognathus dussumieri (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1835) – dussumier's ponyfish, dussumier's ponyfish 
                                        Species Leiognathus edwardsi Evermann and Seale, 1907  
                                        Species Leiognathus elongatus (Günther, 1874) – elongate slimy, slender ponyfish, elongate slimy, slender ponyfish 
                                        Species Leiognathus equulus (Forsskål, 1775) – greater ponyfish, greater ponyfish 
                                        Species Leiognathus fasciatus (Lacepède, 1803) – banded ponyfish, banded ponyfish 
                                        Species Leiognathus hataii Abe and Haneda, 1972  
                                        Species Leiognathus jonesi James, 1971  
                                        Species Leiognathus klunzingeri (Steindachner, 1898)  
                                        Species Leiognathus leuciscus (Günther, 1860) – ponyfish, slipmouth, ponyfish, slipmouth, whipfin ponyfish 
                                        Species Leiognathus lineolatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1835) – lined ponyfish, lined ponyfish 
                                        Species Leiognathus longispinis (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1835)  
                                        Species Leiognathus moretoniensis Ogilby, 1912 – blackbanded ponyfish, blackbanded ponyfish 
                                        Species Leiognathus nuchalis (Temminck and Schlegel, 1845) – spotnape ponyfish, spotnape ponyfish 
                                        Species Leiognathus oblongus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1835)  
                                        Species Leiognathus pan Wongratana, 1988  
                                        Species Leiognathus panayensis Kimura and Dunlap in Kimura et al., 2003  
                                        Species Leiognathus parviceps (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1835)  
                                        Species Leiognathus rapsoni Munro, 1964  
                                        Species Leiognathus rivulatus (Temminck and Schlegel, 1845) – offshore ponyfish, offshore ponyfish 
                                        Species Leiognathus smithursti (Ramsay and Ogilby, 1886) – longfinned ponyfish, longfinned ponyfish 
                                        Species Leiognathus spilotus Fowler, 1904  
                                        Species Leiognathus splendens (Cuvier, 1829)  
                                        Species Leiognathus stercorarius Evermann and Seale, 1907  
                                        Species Leiognathus striatus James and Badrudeen, 1991  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Leiognathus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Leiognathus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Reference for: Leiognathus   
  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: Leiognathus   

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