Ostracion

Ostracion is a genus of the boxfish family Ostraciidae. It was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1758.

Ostracion
Temporal range: 56–0 Ma
Thanetian to Present[1]
Ostracion cubicus
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Ostracion

Linnaeus, 1758

Species

The following are species in this genus:[2]

References

  1. Sepkoski, J. (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560.
  2. Matsuura, K (2014). "Taxonomy and systematics of tetraodontiform fishes: a review focusing primarily on progress in the period from 1980 to 2014". Ichthyological Research. 62 (1): 72–113. doi:10.1007/s10228-014-0444-5.


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