Ostracion

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Ostracion
Temporal range: Thanetian to Present[1]
Yellow boxfish, Ostracion cubicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Ostraciidae
Genus: Ostracion
Linnaeus, 1758
Species

See text.

The genus Ostracion, is a member of the boxfish family (Ostraciidae).

Species[edit]

There are currently eight recognized species in this genus:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology 364: p.560. Retrieved 2007-12-25. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Ostracion in FishBase. October 2012 version.