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Uranoscopus  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 171076

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  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  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderTrachinoidei  – stargazers, weevers, lottes, vives  
                                  FamilyUranoscopidae  – stargazers, miracielos, uranoscopes  
                                     GenusUranoscopus Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Uranoscopus affinis Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                        Species Uranoscopus albesca Regan, 1915  
                                        Species Uranoscopus archionema Regan, 1921 – stargazer 
                                        Species Uranoscopus bauchotae Brüss, 1987  
                                        Species Uranoscopus bicinctus Temminck and Schlegel, 1843  
                                        Species Uranoscopus cadenati Poll, 1959  
                                        Species Uranoscopus chinensis Guichenot in Sauvage, 1882  
                                        Species Uranoscopus cognatus Cantor, 1849  
                                        Species Uranoscopus crassiceps Alcock, 1890  
                                        Species Uranoscopus dahlakensis Brüss, 1987  
                                        Species Uranoscopus dollfusi Brüss, 1987  
                                        Species Uranoscopus filibarbis Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                        Species Uranoscopus fuscomaculatus Kner, 1868  
                                        Species Uranoscopus guttatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                        Species Uranoscopus japonicus Houttuyn, 1782  
                                        Species Uranoscopus kaianus Günther, 1880  
                                        Species Uranoscopus marisrubri Brüss, 1987  
                                        Species Uranoscopus marmoratus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                        Species Uranoscopus oligolepis Bleeker, 1878 – blue stargazer 
                                        Species Uranoscopus polli Cadenat, 1951  
                                        Species Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus, 1758 – stargazer 
                                        Species Uranoscopus sulphureus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1832  
                                        Species Uranoscopus tosae (Jordan and Hubbs, 1925)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Uranoscopus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Uranoscopus   
  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   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Uranoscopus   

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