Occurrence record: Vertebrate Paleontology:0468

PreservedSpecimen of Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758 | Longspined porcupinefish


Data resource Palaeobiology - Vertebrate Comparative Osteology Collection - Royal Ontario Museum
Institution code Supplied institution code "Royal Ontario Museum: ROM"
Catalog number 0468
Occurrence ID URI:catalog:ROM:Vertebrate Palaeontology-Recent Osteological:0468
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Seymour, Kevin
Sex not recorded
License CC-BY-NC
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:35306
Disposition recent osteology CC307
Rightsholder Royal Ontario Museum; ROM
Dataset name Palaeobiology - Vertebrate Recent Osteological Collection
Language en
Accessrights not-for-profit use only
Occurrence status present
Collection code Vertebrate Paleontology
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Date precision Not Supplied


Higher classification Animalia; Chordata; Osteichthyes; Tetraodontiformes; Tetraodontidae; Diodon
Scientific name Diodon holocanthus Linnaeus, 1758
Supplied scientific name "Diodon holocanthus"
Taxon rank species
Common name Longspined porcupinefish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Supplied as "Osteichthyes"
Order Tetraodontiformes
Family Diodontidae
Supplied as "Tetraodontidae"
Genus Diodon
Species Diodon holocanthus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed


Higher geography North America; USA; Florida
Country United States
Supplied as "USA"
State / Province Florida
Continent North America

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Type PhysicalObject

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