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Superregnum : Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Ovalentaria

Familia: Embiotocidae
Genus: Amphistichus
Species: A. argenteus – A. koelzi – A. rhodoterus

Amphistichus Agassiz, 1854: 367

Type species: Amphistichus argenteus Agassiz, 1854
Type by monotypy
Gender: masculine


Crossochir Hubbs, 1933
Holconotus L. Agassiz, 1854
Mytilophagus Gibbons, 1854


Agassiz, L. 1854: Additional notes on the Holconoti. American Journal of Science and Arts (Series 2), 17: 365–369. BHL


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Amphistichus is a genus of surfperches native to the eastern Pacific Ocean.

There are currently three recognized species in this genus:[1]

Amphistichus argenteus Agassiz, 1854 (Barred surfperch)
Amphistichus koelzi (C. L. Hubbs, 1933) (Calico surfperch)
Amphistichus rhodoterus (Agassiz, 1854) (Redtail surfperch)


Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). Species of Amphistichus in FishBase. April 2013 version.

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