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Family: Diastylidae (See list of species below)

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213 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Anchicolurus occidentalis
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Anchistylis longipes
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Anchistylis notus
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Anchistylis similis
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Anchistylis waitei
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Atlantistylis chauvini
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Brachydiastylis hexaceros
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Brachydiastylis nimia
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Brachydiastylis resima
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Colurostylis lemurum
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Colurostylis longicaudata
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Colurostylis pseudocuma
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Colurostylis stenocuma
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Diastylis abboti
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Diastylis acuminata
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Diastylis alaskensis
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Diastylis algoae
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Diastylis ambigua
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Diastylis anderssoni
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Diastylis araruamae
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Diastylis argentata
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Diastylis aspera
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Diastylis bidentata
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Diastylis bispinosa
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Diastylis boecki
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Diastylis bradyi
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Diastylis brasilianus
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Diastylis californica
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Diastylis corniculata
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Diastylis cornuta
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Diastylis crenellata
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Diastylis dalli
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Diastylis dollfusi
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Diastylis echinata
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Diastylis edwardsi
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Diastylis enigmatica
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Diastylis galeronae
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Diastylis gayi
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Diastylis gibbera
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Diastylis glabra
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Diastylis goodsiri
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Diastylis granulata
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Diastylis hammoniae
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Diastylis hexaceros
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Diastylis hirsuta
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Diastylis horrida
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Diastylis inermis
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Diastylis inornata
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Diastylis insularum
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Diastylis jonesi
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Diastylis koreana
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Diastylis krameri
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Diastylis laevis
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Diastylis lazarevi
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Diastylis lepechini
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Diastylis lucifera
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Diastylis manca
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Diastylis matsuei
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Diastylis mawsoni
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Diastylis neapolitana
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Diastylis neozealanica
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Diastylis nitens
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Diastylis nucella
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Diastylis omorii
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Diastylis oxyrhyncha
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Diastylis paralaskensis
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Diastylis paraspinulosa
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Diastylis planifrons
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Diastylis pseudinornata
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Diastylis quadriplicata
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Diastylis racovitzai
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Diastylis rathkei
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Diastylis rostrata
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Diastylis rugosa
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Diastylis santamariensis
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Diastylis scorpioides
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Diastylis sentosa
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Diastylis serratocostata
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Diastylis spinulosa
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Diastylis sulcata
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Diastylis tenebricosa
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Diastylis tongoyensis
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Diastylis tricincta
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Diastylis tumida
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Diastylis umatillensis
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Diastylis utinomii
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Diastylis zimmeri
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Diastyloides bacescoi
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Diastyloides biplicatus
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Diastyloides carpinei
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Diastyloides serratus
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Diastylopsis annulata
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Diastylopsis bosphorica
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Diastylopsis crassior
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Diastylopsis dawsoni
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Diastylopsis diaphanes
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Diastylopsis elongata
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Diastylopsis goekei
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Diastylopsis robusta
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Diastylopsis tenuis
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Diastylopsis thileniusi
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Dic calmani
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Dic formosae
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Dic platytelson
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Dimorphostylis acroplicata
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Dimorphostylis asiatica
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Dimorphostylis australis
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Dimorphostylis bathyelegans
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Dimorphostylis brevicarpus
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Dimorphostylis brevicaudata
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Dimorphostylis colefaxi
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Dimorphostylis cornigera
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Dimorphostylis coronata
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Dimorphostylis cottoni
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Dimorphostylis echinata
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Dimorphostylis elegans
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Dimorphostylis gibbosa
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Dimorphostylis hirsuta
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Dimorphostylis inauspicata
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Dimorphostylis longicauda
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Dimorphostylis longitelson
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Dimorphostylis maledivensis
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Dimorphostylis manazuruensis
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Dimorphostylis quadriplicata
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Dimorphostylis sculpturensis
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Dimorphostylis subaculeata
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Dimorphostylis tribulis
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Dimorphostylis valida
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Dimorphostylis vieta
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Ekleptostylis walkeri
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Ektonodiastylis nimia
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Ektonodiastylis robusta
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Geyserius leuconiformis
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Holostylis helleri
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Leptostylis abditis
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Leptostylis ampullacea
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Leptostylis antipus
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Leptostylis azaniensis
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Leptostylis bacescoi
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Leptostylis calva
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Leptostylis chileana
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Leptostylis crassicauda
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Leptostylis elegans
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Leptostylis gamoi
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Leptostylis gilli
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Leptostylis gorbunovi
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Leptostylis gracilis
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Leptostylis longimana
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Leptostylis macrura
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Leptostylis macruroides
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Leptostylis mancoides
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Leptostylis menziesi
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Leptostylis ovalis
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Leptostylis quadridentata
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Leptostylis recalvastra
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Leptostylis souzalvesae
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Leptostylis spinescens
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Leptostylis vemae
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Leptostylis vercoi
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Leptostylis villosa
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Leptostyloides calcar
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Makrokylindrus acanthodes
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Makrokylindrus aegaeus
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Makrokylindrus alleni
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Makrokylindrus anomalus
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Makrokylindrus bacescui
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Makrokylindrus baceskei
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Makrokylindrus balinensis
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Makrokylindrus cinctus
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Makrokylindrus cingulatus
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Makrokylindrus declivifrons
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Makrokylindrus fagei
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Makrokylindrus fragilis
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Makrokylindrus hessleri
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Makrokylindrus hystrix
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Makrokylindrus inermis
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Makrokylindrus inscriptus
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Makrokylindrus insignis
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Makrokylindrus jedsi
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Makrokylindrus jubatus
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Makrokylindrus longipes
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Makrokylindrus menziesi
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Makrokylindrus monodi
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Makrokylindrus reyssi
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Makrokylindrus spiniventris
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Makrokylindrus stebbingi
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Makrokylindrus vitiasi
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Oxyurostylis antipai
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Oxyurostylis atlantica
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Oxyurostylis lecroyae
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Oxyurostylis pacifica
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Oxyurostylis salinoi
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Oxyurostylis smithi
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Oxyurostylis tertia
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Pachystylis rotundata
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Paradiastylis belone
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Paradiastylis brachyura
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Paradiastylis culicoides
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Paradiastylis longipes
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Paradiastylis mollis
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Paradiastylis tumida
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Paradiastylis whitleyi
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Paraleptostylis arctica
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Vemakylindrus charcoti
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Vemakylindrus costaricanus
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Vemakylindrus doryphora
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Vemakylindrus gibraltarensis
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Vemakylindrus grandidentatus
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Vemakylindrus hastatus
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Vemakylindrus oxycanthus
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Vemakylindrus prolatus
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Vemakylindrus stebbingi
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Vemakylindrus vemae
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213 Species of Family Diastylidae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Anchicolurus occidentalis Northeast Pacific
Anchistylis longipes Eastern Indian Ocean
Anchistylis notus Antarctica.
Anchistylis similis Indo-West Pacific
Anchistylis waitei Eastern Indian Ocean
Atlantistylis chauvini North and South Atlantic
Brachydiastylis hexaceros Russia.
Brachydiastylis nimia Northwest Atlantic and Ar
Brachydiastylis resima Arctic and Northwest Atla
Colurostylis lemurum Southwest Pacific
Colurostylis longicaudata Southwest Pacific
Colurostylis pseudocuma Southwest Pacific
Colurostylis stenocuma Antarctica.
Diastylis abboti Eastern Central Pacific
Diastylis acuminata Pacific Ocean.
Diastylis alaskensis Pacific Ocean.
Diastylis algoae Southeast Atlantic
Diastylis ambigua Eastern Central Atlantic
Diastylis anderssoni Antarctic Atlantic
Diastylis araruamae South Atlantic Ocean.
Diastylis argentata Southeast Pacific
Diastylis aspera Pacific Ocean.
Diastylis bidentata Pacific Ocean and the Arc
Diastylis bispinosa Northwest Atlantic.
Diastylis boecki Northeast Atlantic
Diastylis bradyi Northeast Atlantic
Diastylis brasilianus Southwest Atlantic
Diastylis californica Eastern Central Pacific
Diastylis corniculata Antarctic Atlantic
Diastylis cornuta Northeast Atlantic and th
Diastylis crenellata Northeast Pacific
Diastylis dalli North Pacific Ocean.
Diastylis dollfusi Eastern Central Atlantic
Diastylis echinata Arctic and Northwest Atla
Diastylis edwardsi Arctic and Northwest Atla
Diastylis enigmatica Antarctic.
Diastylis galeronae Antarctic.
Diastylis gayi Southeast Pacific
Diastylis gibbera Indian Ocean.
Diastylis glabra Northeast Atlantic
Diastylis goodsiri Northeast Atlantic and th
Diastylis granulata Southwest Atlantic
Diastylis hammoniae Sub-Antarctic
Diastylis hexaceros Southeast Atlantic
Diastylis hirsuta Southwest Atlantic
Diastylis horrida Antarctic Indian Ocean.
Diastylis inermis Western Indian Ocean
Diastylis inornata Northeast Atlantic and An
Diastylis insularum Southwest Pacific
Diastylis jonesi Endemic to the Mediterran
Diastylis koreana North Pacific Ocean.
Diastylis krameri Southwest Pacific
Diastylis laevis Northeast Atlantic and th
Diastylis lazarevi Pacific Ocean.
Diastylis lepechini Northeast Atlantic and th
Diastylis lucifera Arctic and Northern Atlan
Diastylis manca Southwest Atlantic and So
Diastylis matsuei Pacific Ocean.
Diastylis mawsoni Antarctica.
Diastylis neapolitana Endemic to the Mediterran
Diastylis neozealanica Southwest Pacific
Diastylis nitens North Pacific Ocean.
Diastylis nucella Canada
Diastylis omorii Pacific Ocean.
Diastylis oxyrhyncha Arctic and Northwest Atla
Diastylis paralaskensis Russia.
Diastylis paraspinulosa Pacific Ocean.
Diastylis planifrons Southeast Pacific and Sou
Diastylis pseudinornata Antarctic and Northeast A
Diastylis quadriplicata Northeast Pacific
Diastylis racovitzai South Atlantic Ocean.
Diastylis rathkei Northern Atlantic and the 0.9 TL
Diastylis rostrata Northeast Atlantic
Diastylis rugosa Northeast Atlantic and th
Diastylis santamariensis Northeast Pacific
Diastylis scorpioides Northern Atlantic and the
Diastylis sentosa Northeast Pacific
Diastylis serratocostata Northeast Pacific
Diastylis spinulosa Northeast Atlantic and th
Diastylis sulcata Arctic and Northern Atlan
Diastylis tenebricosa Mexico and Panama.
Diastylis tongoyensis Southeast Pacific
Diastylis tricincta Northwest Pacific
Diastylis tumida Northeast Pacific and Nor
Diastylis umatillensis Canada
Diastylis utinomii Pacific Ocean.
Diastylis zimmeri Northeast Atlantic and An
Diastyloides bacescoi Endemic to the Mediterran
Diastyloides biplicatus Northeast Atlantic and th
Diastyloides carpinei Endemic to the Mediterran
Diastyloides serratus Mediterranean Sea.
Diastylopsis annulata Antarctic, Atlantic and I
Diastylopsis bosphorica Mediterranean Sea
Diastylopsis crassior Southwest Pacific
Diastylopsis dawsoni North Pacific Ocean.
Diastylopsis diaphanes Antarctic.
Diastylopsis elongata Southwest Pacific
Diastylopsis goekei Antarctic Atlantic
Diastylopsis robusta Southeast Pacific and Sou
Diastylopsis tenuis Eastern Central Pacific
Diastylopsis thileniusi Southwest Pacific
Dic calmani Southeast Atlantic
Dic formosae Indian Ocean.
Dic platytelson Southeast Atlantic
Dimorphostylis acroplicata Western Central Pacific
Dimorphostylis asiatica Western Central Pacific
Dimorphostylis australis Eastern Indian Ocean
Dimorphostylis bathyelegans Northwest Pacific
Dimorphostylis brevicarpus Northwest Pacific
Dimorphostylis brevicaudata Northwest Pacific
Dimorphostylis colefaxi Southwest Pacific
Dimorphostylis cornigera Western Central Pacific
Dimorphostylis coronata Northwest Pacific
Dimorphostylis cottoni Eastern Indian Ocean
Dimorphostylis echinata Western Central Pacific
Dimorphostylis elegans Western Pacific
Dimorphostylis gibbosa Western Central Pacific
Dimorphostylis hirsuta Northwest Pacific
Dimorphostylis inauspicata Southwest Pacific
Dimorphostylis longicauda Western Central Pacific
Dimorphostylis longitelson India.
Dimorphostylis maledivensis Western Indian Ocean
Dimorphostylis manazuruensis Northwest Pacific
Dimorphostylis quadriplicata Northwest Pacific
Dimorphostylis sculpturensis Northwest Pacific
Dimorphostylis subaculeata Southwest Pacific
Dimorphostylis tribulis Eastern Indian Ocean
Dimorphostylis valida Western Central Pacific
Dimorphostylis vieta Eastern Indian Ocean
Ekleptostylis walkeri Mediterranean Sea.
Ektonodiastylis nimia Arctic
Ektonodiastylis robusta Northwest Atlantic
Geyserius leuconiformis Western Indian Ocean
Holostylis helleri Antarctic.
Leptostylis abditis Northeast Pacific
Leptostylis ampullacea Arctic and Northwest Atla
Leptostylis antipus Antarctic Atlantic.
Leptostylis azaniensis Western Indian Ocean
Leptostylis bacescoi Mediterranean Sea.
Leptostylis calva Northeast Pacific
Leptostylis chileana Southeast Pacific
Leptostylis crassicauda Northeast Atlantic and An
Leptostylis elegans Southwest Atlantic
Leptostylis gamoi Endemic to the Mediterran
Leptostylis gilli Southeast Atlantic
Leptostylis gorbunovi Arctic
Leptostylis gracilis Northeast Atlantic and Ar
Leptostylis longimana Arctic and Northwest Atla
Leptostylis macrura Arctic, Northwest Atlanti
Leptostylis macruroides Southeast Atlantic
Leptostylis mancoides South Atlantic Ocean.
Leptostylis menziesi Panama.
Leptostylis ovalis Sub-Antarctic
Leptostylis quadridentata Northwest Pacific
Leptostylis recalvastra Southwest Pacific
Leptostylis souzalvesae Southwest Atlantic
Leptostylis spinescens Northwest Pacific
Leptostylis vemae Southwest Atlantic
Leptostylis vercoi Indian Ocean.
Leptostylis villosa Arctic and Northwest Atla
Leptostyloides calcar Southwest Pacific
Makrokylindrus acanthodes Southeast Atlantic
Makrokylindrus aegaeus Endemic to the Mediterran
Makrokylindrus alleni Western Central Atlantic
Makrokylindrus anomalus Northeast Atlantic
Makrokylindrus bacescui Southwest Atlantic
Makrokylindrus baceskei Antarctic.
Makrokylindrus balinensis Indonesia.
Makrokylindrus cinctus Indonesia.
Makrokylindrus cingulatus Western Central Pacific
Makrokylindrus declivifrons Western Indian Ocean
Makrokylindrus fagei Western Indian Ocean
Makrokylindrus fragilis Southeast Atlantic
Makrokylindrus hessleri Northwest Atlantic
Makrokylindrus hystrix Northwest Pacific
Makrokylindrus inermis Northeast Atlantic
Makrokylindrus inscriptus Southern Ocean
Makrokylindrus insignis Mediterranean Sea.
Makrokylindrus jedsi Northwest Pacific
Makrokylindrus jubatus Northwest Pacific
Makrokylindrus longipes Mediterranean Sea.
Makrokylindrus menziesi Southeast Pacific
Makrokylindrus monodi North West Atlantic.
Makrokylindrus reyssi Eastern Central Atlantic
Makrokylindrus spiniventris Mediterranean Sea.
Makrokylindrus stebbingi Mediterranean Sea.
Makrokylindrus vitiasi Russia.
Oxyurostylis antipai Western Central Atlantic
Oxyurostylis atlantica Western Central Atlanitic
Oxyurostylis lecroyae Western Central Atlantic
Oxyurostylis pacifica Eastern Central Pacific
Oxyurostylis salinoi Southwest Atlantic
Oxyurostylis smithi sharp-tailed cumacean Western Central Atlantic
Oxyurostylis tertia Eastern Central Pacific
Pachystylis rotundata South Atlantic Ocean.
Paradiastylis belone Western Central Pacific
Paradiastylis brachyura Eastern Indian Ocean
Paradiastylis culicoides India.
Paradiastylis longipes Southwest Pacific
Paradiastylis mollis Western Central Pacific
Paradiastylis tumida Eastern Indian Ocean
Paradiastylis whitleyi Eastern Indian Ocean
Paraleptostylis arctica Arctic Ocean
Vemakylindrus charcoti Endemic to the Mediterran
Vemakylindrus costaricanus Costa Rica.
Vemakylindrus doryphora Endemic to the Mediterran
Vemakylindrus gibraltarensis Endemic to the Mediterran
Vemakylindrus grandidentatus Western Central Pacific
Vemakylindrus hastatus Northwest Atlantic and th
Vemakylindrus oxycanthus Northwest Pacific
Vemakylindrus prolatus Southwest Pacific
Vemakylindrus stebbingi Southeast Atlantic
Vemakylindrus vemae Mediterranean Sea.



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