Microspathodon dorsalis

Microspathodon dorsalis

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Ovalentaria 

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: Ovalentaria

Familia: Pomacentridae
Subfamilia: Stegastinae
Genus: Microspathodon
Species: Microspathodon dorsalis

Name edit

Microspathodon dorsalis (Gill, 1862)

Holotype: USNM.

Type locality: Cape San Lucas, Baja California, Mexico.

Synonyms edit

  • Hypsypops dorsalis Gill, 1862
  • Microspathodon azurissimus Jordan & Starks, 1895
  • Microspathodon cinereus Gilbert, 1890
  • Pomacentrus quadrigutta Gill, 1862

References edit

  • Gill, T.N. 1862: Catalogue of the fishes of Lower California in the Smithsonian Institution, collected by Mr. J. Xantus. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 14(3-4): 140–151.
  • Allen, G.R. 1991: Damselfishes of the world. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. 271 pp.
  • Microspathodon dorsalis in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2024. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 10/2023.

Vernacular names edit

English: Giant Damselfish