Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Scorpaeniformes > Family Triglidae > Genus Chelidonichthys

Chelidonichthys cuculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ChelidonichthysKaup, 1873accepted genus name
Aspitrigla Fowler, 1925 synonym

Species group names

Aspitrigla cuculus (Linnaeus, 1758) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: tværstribet knurhane sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: Engelse poon
 Swedish: rödknot


original description

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

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

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

additional source

FishBase, version october 2012

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

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





External Links

GenBank (27 nucleotides; 27 proteins)
Barcode of Life (2 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications)


Bailly, N. (2014). Chelidonichthys cuculus (Linnaeus, 1758). 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:127259




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marine, not brackish, not fresh


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