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Tetraodon Linnaeus 1758 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Tetraodontiformes - Tetraodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36314

Alternative spelling: Tetrodon

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Tetraodontidae according to K. Matsuura 2015

Sister taxa: Archaeotetraodon, Eotetraodon, Leithaodon, Sphoeroides, Canthigasteridae, Diodontoidea

Subtaxa: Tetraodon scillae, Tetrodon pygmaeus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore