Pterygotrigla

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Pterygotrigla
Pterygotrigla picta (spotted gurnard).gif
Spotted Gurnard (P. picta)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Triglidae
Genus: Pterygotrigla
Waite, 1899
Type species
Trigla polyommata
J. Richardson, 1839
Synonyms
  • Hoplonotus Guichenot, 1867 (pre-occupied)
  • Otohime D. S. Jordan & Starks, 1907
  • Exolissus D. S. Jordan, 1923
  • Parapterygotrigla Matsubara, 1937
  • Dixiphichthys Fowler, 1938
  • Dixiphistes Fowler, 1938
  • Uradia Kamohara, 1938

Pterygotrigla is a genus of searobins native to the Indian and Pacific oceans.

Species[edit]

There are currently 28 recognized species in this genus:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richards, W.J. & Yato, T. (2012): The tropical species of the subgenus Pterygotrigla (Pisces: Triglidae: Pterygotrigla) with description of a new species. Zootaxa, 3484: 53–64.
  2. ^ a b Last, P.R. & Richards, W.J. (2012): Two new gurnards of the genus Pterygotrigla (Scorpaeniformes: Triglidae) from Australian seas. Zootaxa, 3195: 39–50.
  3. ^ Richards, W.J. & Yato, T. (2014): Revision of the subgenus Parapterygotrigla (Pisces: Triglidae: Pterygotrigla). Zootaxa, 3768 (1): 23–42.

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