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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
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: Batrachoidaria
Ordo: Batrachoidiformes

Familia: Batrachoididae
Subfamilia: Batrachoidinae
Genus: Sanopus
Species: S. astrifer – S. barbatus – S. greenfieldorum – S. johnsoni – †S. mendax – †S. peregrinus – S. reticulatus – S. splendidus

Sanopus Smith, 1952

Gender: masculine

Type species: Opsanus barbatus Meek & Hildebrand, 1928 by original designation.

Smith, J. L. B. 1952. The fishes of the family Batrachoididae from South and East Africa. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 12) v. 5 (no. 52): 313–339.
Greenfield, D.W., R. Winterbottom, and B.B. Collette. 2008. Review of the toadfish genera (Teleostei: Batrachoididae). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, 59(15): 665–710
Sanopus – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).

Sanopus is a genus of toadfishes restricted to the Atlantic coast of Central America and Mexico.

The recognized species in this genus are:[1]

Sanopus astrifer (C. R. Robins & Starck, 1965) (whitespotted toadfish)
Sanopus barbatus (Meek & Hildebrand, 1928) (bearded toadfish)
Sanopus greenfieldorum Collette, 1983 (whitelined toadfish)
Sanopus johnsoni Collette & Starck, 1974 (Cozumel toadfish)
Sanopus reticulatus Collette, 1983 (reticulated toadfish)
Sanopus splendidus Collette, Starck & P. C. Phillips, 1974 (splendid toadfish or coral toadfish)


Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). Species of Sanopus in FishBase. April 2012 version.

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