Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Pleuronectiformes > Family Soleidae > Genus Monochirus

Monochirus hispidus Rafinesque, 1814

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MonochirusRafinesque, 1814accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: gjuhëza lekurore sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Greek: Καψώρα sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): סולית הכתמים


basis of record

van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374

additional source

Rafinesque, C.S. (1814). Précis des découvertes et travaux somiologiques de Mr. C.S. Rafinesque-Schmaltz entre 1800 et 1814; ou choix raisonné de ses principales découvertes en zoologie et en botanique, pour servir d'introduction à ses ouvrages futurs. Palerme. Pp. 1-55. Also lithoprint facsimile re-edition in 1948 by Peter Smith, The Murray Printing Company, Wakefield, Massachusetts 55pp; plates.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

additional source

FishBase, version october 2012

additional source

Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology.





External Links

GenBank (10 nucleotides; 6 proteins)
Barcode of Life (2 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (37 publications)


Bailly, N. (2014). Monochirus hispidus Rafinesque, 1814. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127155




 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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