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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtractosteus spatula (Lacepède, 1803) 
AphiaID: 279822

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtractosteus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtractosteus Rafinesque, 1820
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtractosteus adamantinus (Rafinesque, 1818)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtractosteus lucius Duméril, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEsox cepedianus Shaw, 1804
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteus berlandieri Girard, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteus ferox Rafinesque, 1820
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepisosteus spatula Lacepède, 1803
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitholepis adamantinus Rafinesque, 1818
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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralligator gar  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcatán  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus caeruleus Wilson C.B., 1911 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilus versicolor Wilson C.B., 1911 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (108 nucleotides; 77 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:279822
Taxonomic
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  created  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Atractosteus spatula (Lacepède, 1803). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=279822 on 2014-07-26
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