ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Tetraodon Linnaeus 1758 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Tetraodontiformes - Tetraodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36314

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 O. Schultz 1978

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

Subtaxa: Tetraodon scillae

View classification

Ecology: nektonic carnivore