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

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Actinopterygii - (Order) Pleuronectiformes - (Family) Pleuronectidae

Current position

Pleuronectinae (Subfamily) Ref: W.N. Eschmeyer, 1998: 2492.

Alternative positions

Pleuronectidae (Family) Rafinesque, 1815, nom. corr. Ref: N. Bailly et al., 2001: 374.
Thoracici (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: [von] Linné, C., 1766: 455.

Original position

Thoracici (Order) Linnaeus, 1758

Subsequent positions

Pleuronectinae (Subfamily)

Original entries

Pleuronectes achirus Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes cynoglossus Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes flesus Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes hippoglossus Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes limanda Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes lineatus Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes linguatula Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes lunatus Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes maximus Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes ocellatus Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes papillosus Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes passer Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes platessa Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes rhombus Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes solea Linnaeus, 1758
Pleuronectes trichodactylus Linnaeus, 1758

Historical positions

Pleuronectidae (Family) Rafinesque, 1815, nom. corr. Ref: N. Bailly et al., 2001: 374.
Anacanthini (Order) Ref: E.R. Lankester, 1877: 451. [rough position]
Thoracici (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. a Linné, 1766: 423, 455.
Thoracici (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. Linnaeus, 1758: 242, 268. [new position]

Number of Subtaxa

2022 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 2s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [2s]
1990-present R. Froese & D. Pauly: 26 Sep 2005 [2s]
1758 C. Linnaeus [16s]
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