Chlorurus rhakoura

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Labroidei 

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: Eupercaria
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Labroidei

Familia: Scaridae
Subfamilia: Scarinae
Genus: Chlorurus
Species: Chlorurus rhakoura

NameEdit

Chlorurus rhakoura Randall & Anderson, 1997

Holotype: BPBM 18792. [Paratypes: AMS I-37146-001 (3); BMNH 1996.10.29.1 (1); BPBM 27184 (1), 37312 (1); SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 53857 (1); USNM 343041 (1)].

Type locality: Trincomalee, off Lively Rocks, Sri Lanka, depth 20 meters.

ReferencesEdit

  • Randall, J.E. and R.C. Anderson 1997: Chlorurus rhakoura, a new species of parrotfish (Perciformes: Labroidei: Scaridae) from Sri Lanka. Journal of South Asian Natural History, 2(2): 155–164.
  • Bellwood, D.R. 2001: Family Scaridae. In: Carpenter & Niem 2001. Species identification guide for fishery purposes. Bony fishes part 4. 6: 3468–3492, Pls. VI-XIV.
  • Chlorurus rhakoura in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2022. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 08/2021.

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Parrotfish