Citharichthys

Citharichthys
Citharichthys
Temporal range: 20–0 Ma

Late Miocene to Present[1]
Pacific sanddab, Citharichthys sordidus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Paralichthyidae
Genus: Citharichthys
Bleeker, 1862
Type species
Citharichthys cayennensis
Bleeker, 1862

Citharichthys is a genus of flatfish in the large-tooth flounder family, Paralichthyidae. They have both eyes on the left side of the head.

There are various species of sanddab, whiff, and flounder in this genus, though the most common species is the Pacific sanddab, Citharichthys sordidus. They are a dull light-brown, and are mottled with brown or black; sometimes yellow or orange.

Species

  • Veracruz whiff, Citharichthys abbotti (Dawson, 1969).
  • Citharichthys amblybregmatus (Gutherz & Blackman, 1970).
  • Gulf Stream flounder, Citharichthys arctifrons (Goode, 1880).
  • Sand whiff, Citharichthys arenaceus (Evermann & Marsh, 1900).
  • Horned whiff, Citharichthys cornutus (Günther, 1880).
  • Spined whiff, Citharichthys dinoceros (Goode & Bean, 1886).
  • Gulf sanddab, Citharichthys fragilis (Gilbert, 1890).
  • Bigmouth sanddab, Citharichthys gilberti (Jenkins & Evermann, 1889).
  • Citharichthys gnathus (Hoshino & Amaoka, 1999).
  • Mimic sanddab, Citharichthys gordae (Beebe & Tee-Van, 1938).
  • Anglefin whiff, Citharichthys gymnorhinus (Gutherz & Blackman, 1970).
  • Spotted whiff, Citharichthys macrops (Dresel, 1885).
  • Five-rayed sanddab, Citharichthys mariajorisae (van der Heiden & Mussot-Pérez, 1995).
  • Citharichthys minutus (Cervigón, 1982).
  • Small sanddab, Citharichthys platophrys (Gilbert, 1891).
  • Pacific sanddab, Citharichthys sordidus (Girard, 1854).
  • Bay whiff, Citharichthys spilopterus (Günther, 1862).
  • Smooth flounder, Citharichthys stampflii (Steindachner, 1894).
  • Speckled sanddab, Citharichthys stigmaeus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882).
  • Citharichthys surinamensis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801).
  • Voodoo whiff, Citharichthys uhleri (Jordan, 1889).
  • Citharichthys valdezi (Cervigón, 1986).
  • Longfin sanddab, Citharichthys xanthostigma (Gilbert, 1890).

References

  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology 364: p.560. http://strata.ummp.lsa.umich.edu/jack/showgenera.php?taxon=611&rank=class. Retrieved 2008-01-08. 

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