Bolbometopon

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Bolbometopon muricatum

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Labroidei

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Labroidei

Familia: Scaridae
Genus: Bolbometopon
Species: B. muricatum

Name[edit]

Bolbometopon Smith, 1956:8

  • Type species: Scarus muricatus Valenciennes, 1840
  • Type by original designation (also monotypic)
  • Gender: neuter [incorrectly treated as masculine by Smith]

References[edit]

  • Smith, J.L.B. 1956: The parrot fishes of the family Callyodontidae of the western Indian Ocean. Ichthyological Bulletin of the J. L. B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, 1: 1-23, Pls. 41-45.
  • 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.
  • Streelman, J.T., M. Alfaro, M.W. Westneat, D.R. Bellwood, & S.A. Karl 2002: Evolutionary history of the parrotfishes: biogeography, ecomorphology, and comparative diversity. Ecology, 56 (5): 961-971. PDF

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Green Humphead Parrotfish