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Taxon: Genus Pegasus Linnaeus, 1758 (fish)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Actinopterygii - (Order) Gasterosteiformes - (Family) Pegasidae

Current position

Pegasidae (Family) Ref: W.N. Eschmeyer, 1998: 2472.

Alternative positions

Branchiostegi (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. Linnaeus, 1758: 338. [new taxon]
Nantes (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. von Linné, 1766: 418. [new position]

Original position

Branchiostegi (Order) Linnaeus, 1758

Subsequent positions

Nantes (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. von Linné, 1766: 418 [assumed]

Original entries

Pegasus volitans Linnaeus, 1758

Historical positions

Pegasidae (Family) Ref: R.A. Fritzsche, 1982: 905.
Pegasiformes (Order) Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 686. [rough position]
Nantes (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. von Linné, 1766: 349, 418. [new position]
Branchiostegi (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. Linnaeus, 1758: 243, 338. [new taxon]

Number of Subtaxa

2021 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 3s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [3s]
1990-present R. Froese & D. Pauly: 26 Sep 2005 [3s]
1758 C. Linnaeus [1s]
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