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Taxon: Genus Hippocampus Rafinesque, 1810 - seahorse (fish)
Classification by:

Natura - nature
   actualia - actual entities
     Mundus Plinius - physical world
       naturalia - natural bodies
         Biota
           "neomura"
             Domain Eukaryota Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes
               "neokaryotes" - mitochondrial eukaryotes
                 "neozoa"
                   "scotokaryotes" Cavalier-Smith, 1999
                     "podiates" Cavalier-Smith, 2013
                       Amorphea Adl et al., 2012
                         Opisthokonta Cavalier-Smith, 1987
                           Holozoa Lang, O'Kelly, Nerad, Gray & Burger, 2002
                             filozoa Shalchian-Tabrizi, Minge, Espelund, Orr, Ruden, Jakobsen & Cavalier-Smith, 2008
                               Kingdom Animalia Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
                                 Epitheliozoa Ax, 1996
                                   Eumetazoa Bütschli, 1910 - eumetazoans
                                     Bilateria Hatschek, 1888 - bilaterians
                                       Superphylum Deuterostomia Grobben, 1908 - deuterostomes
                                         [crown] Phylum Chordata Bateson, 1885 - chordates
                                           Subphylum Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates
                                             [crown] Myopterygii - myopterygians
                                               Superclass Gnathostomata Zittel, 1879 - jawed vertebrates
                                                 Grade Teleostomi Bonaparte, 1836
                                                   Euteleostomi - bony vertebrates
                                                     Class Actinopterygii Woodward, 1891 - ray-finned fishes
                                                       [crown] Actinopteri Cope, 1871
                                                         Subclass Neopterygii Regan, 1923
                                                           Infraclass Teleostei Müller, 1845
                                                             Supercohort Teleocephala de Pinna, 1996
                                                               Clupeocephala
                                                                 Cohort Euteleosteomorpha (Greenwood et al., 1966)
                                                                   Subcohort Neoteleostei Nelson, 1969
                                                                     Infracohort Eurypterygia (Rosen, 1973)
                                                                       Section Ctenosquamata Rosen, 1973
                                                                         Subsection Acanthomorphata (Rosen, 1973)
                                                                           Euacanthomorpha (Johnson & Patterson, 1993)
                                                                             Holacanthopterygii Johnson & Patterson, 1993
                                                                               Acanthopterygii Rosen & Patterson, 1969
                                                                                 Euacanthopterygii
                                                                                   Division Percomorphacea Wiley & Johnson, 2010
                                                                                     Series Smegmamorpharia Johnson & Patterson, 1993
                                                                                       Order Gasterosteiformes Gill, 1872, incertae sedis - sticklebacks
                                                                                         Suborder Syngnathoidei
                                                                                           Infraorder Syngnatha
                                                                                             Superfamily Syngnathoidea
                                                                                               Family Syngnathidae Günther, 1870 - pipefishes and seahorses
                                                                                                 Subfamily Hippocampinae [monotypic] - seahorses
                                                                                                   Genus Hippocampus Rafinesque, 1810 - seahorse
                                                                                                     01.1 Hippocampus abdominalis Lesson, 1827 - big-bellied seahorse
                                                                                                     01.2 Hippocampus bleekeri Fowler, 1907
                                                                                                     02 Hippocampus alatus Kuiter, 2001
                                                                                                     03 Hippocampus algiricus Kaup, 1856 - West African seahorse
                                                                                                     04 Hippocampus angustus Günther, 1870 - narrow-bellied seahorse
                                                                                                     05 Hippocampus barbouri Jordan & Richardson, 1908 - Barbour's seahorse
                                                                                                     06 Hippocampus bargibanti Whitley, 1970 - Bargibant's seahorse
                                                                                                     07 Hippocampus biocellatus Kuiter, 2001
                                                                                                     08 Hippocampus borboniensis Duméril, 1870 - Réunion seahorse
                                                                                                     09.1 Hippocampus breviceps Peters, 1869 - knobby seahorse
                                                                                                     09.2 Hippocampus tuberculatus Castelnau, 1875
                                                                                                     10 Hippocampus camelopardalis Bianconi, 1854 - giraffe seahorse
                                                                                                     11 Hippocampus capensis Boulenger, 1900 - Cape seahorse
                                                                                                     12 Hippocampus colemani Kuiter, 2003
                                                                                                     13 Hippocampus comes Cantor, 1849
                                                                                                     14 Hippocampus coronatus Temminck & Schlegel, 1850 - crowned seahorse
                                                                                                     15 Hippocampus curvicuspis Fricke, 2004
                                                                                                     16 Hippocampus debelius Gomon & Kuiter, 2009 - soft-coral seahorse
                                                                                                     17 Hippocampus denise Lourie & Randall, 2003
                                                                                                     18 Hippocampus erectus Perry, 1810 - lined seahorse
                                                                                                     19 Hippocampus fisheri Jordan & Evermann, 1903 - Fisher's seahorse
                                                                                                     20 Hippocampus fuscus Rüppell, 1838 - sea pony
                                                                                                     21 Hippocampus grandiceps Kuiter, 2001
                                                                                                     22 Hippocampus guttulatus Cuvier, 1829 - long-snouted seahorse
                                                                                                     23 Hippocampus hendriki Kuiter, 2001
                                                                                                     24 Hippocampus hippocampus (C. Linnaeus, 1758) - short-snouted seahorse
                                                                                                     25 Hippocampus histrix Kaup, 1856 - spiny seahorse
                                                                                                     26 Hippocampus ingens Girard, 1858 - Pacific seahorse
                                                                                                     27 Hippocampus jayakari Boulenger, 1900 - Jayakar's seahorse
                                                                                                     28 Hippocampus jugumus Kuiter, 2001
                                                                                                     29 Hippocampus kelloggi Jordan & Snyder, 1901 - great seahorse
                                                                                                     30.1 Hippocampus kuda Bleeker, 1852
                                                                                                     30.2 Hippocampus moluccensis Bleeker, 1852
                                                                                                     30.3 Hippocampus polytaenia Bleeker, 1854
                                                                                                     30.4 Hippocampus taeniopterus Bleeker, 1852
                                                                                                     30.5 Hippocampus tristis Castelnau, 1872
                                                                                                     31 Hippocampus lichtensteinii Kaup, 1856 - Lichtenstein's Seahorse
                                                                                                     32 Hippocampus minotaur Gomon, 1997 - bullneck seahorse
                                                                                                     33 Hippocampus mohnikei Bleeker, 1853 - Japanese seahorse
                                                                                                     34 Hippocampus montebelloensis Kuiter, 2001
                                                                                                     35 Hippocampus multispinus Kuiter, 2001
                                                                                                     36 Hippocampus patagonicus Piacentino & Luzzatto, 2004
                                                                                                     37 Hippocampus pontohi Lourie & Kuiter, 2008 - Pontoh's pygmy seahorse
                                                                                                     38 Hippocampus procerus Kuiter, 2001
                                                                                                     39 Hippocampus pusillus Fricke, 2004
                                                                                                     40 Hippocampus queenslandicus Horne, 2001
                                                                                                     41 Hippocampus reidi Ginsburg, 1933 - longsnout seahorse
                                                                                                     42 Hippocampus satomiae Lourie & Kuiter, 2008 - Satomi's pygmy seahorse
                                                                                                     43 Hippocampus semispinosus Kuiter, 2001
                                                                                                     44 Hippocampus severnsi S. Lourie & Kuiter, 2008 - Severns's pygmy seahorse
                                                                                                     45 Hippocampus sindonis Jordan & Snyder, 1901 - Dhiho's seahorse
                                                                                                     46 Hippocampus spinosissimus Weber, 1913 - hedgehog seahorse
                                                                                                     47 Hippocampus subelongatus Castelnau, 1873 - tiger snout seahorse
                                                                                                     48.1 Hippocampus trimaculatus Leach, in Leach & Nodder, 1814 - three-spotted seahorse
                                                                                                     48.2 Hippocampus dahli Ogilby, 1908
                                                                                                     48.3 Hippocampus kampylotrachelos Bleeker, 1854
                                                                                                     48.4 Hippocampus planifrons Peters, 1877
                                                                                                     49 Hippocampus waleananus Gomon & Kuiter, 2009 - Walea pygmy seahorse
                                                                                                     50 Hippocampus whitei Bleeker, 1855 - White's seahorse
                                                                                                     51 Hippocampus zebra Whitley, 1964 - zebra seahorse
                                                                                                     52 Hippocampus zosterae Jordan & Gilbert, 1882 - dwarf seahorse

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Last updated: 2 Apr 2018