Plectranthias flammeus

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Percoidea 

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: Percoidei
Superfamilia: Percoidea

Familia: Serranidae
Subfamilia: Anthiinae
Genus: Plectranthias
Species: Plectranthias flammeus

NameEdit

Plectranthias flammeus Williams et al., 2013

  • Holotype: USNM 409013.
  • Paratypes: MNHN 2013-0001 (ex USNM 409014); USNM 409019 (1), 409425 (1).

Type locality: French Polynesia, Marquesas, Nuku Hiva, Uea, west coast, on rock wall dropping to rubble and sand slope, -8.9284, -140.2254 [1]; depth 20–40 m.

Etymology: The specific epithet flammeus is from the Latin flammeus, meaning fiery, and refers to the brilliant red and yellow diagonal streak across the lower cheek and the red-yellow-orange blotches on the body.

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Flame Perchlet

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