Apogon caudicinctus

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Apogon caudicinctus
Taxonavigation: Kurtiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: 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: Gobiaria
Ordo: Kurtiformes

Subordo: Apogonoidei
Familia: Apogonidae
Subfamilia: Apogoninae
Genus: Apogon
Species: Apogon caudicinctus

Name[edit]

Apogon caudicinctus Randall & Smith, 1988

  • Holotype: BPBM 13002,.
  • Paratypes: AMNH 72756 (1), 72759-60 (6, 3); BPBM 7398 (1), 16799 (2), 20068 (2); CAS 60678 (1); MNHN 1987-1249 (1); NSMT-P 44622 (1); SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 27055 (1); USNM 288237 (2); WAM P.29385-001 (1).

Type locality: Rapa, south side of Mei Point, rocky shore to 3 m depth.

Etymology: This species is named caudicinctus from the Latin cauda for tail and cinctum for girdle or belt, in reference to the broad blackish bar across the posterior caudal peduncle and base of caudal fin, its most diagnostic color marking.

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References[edit]

  • Randall, J. E. & Smith, C. L., 1988: Two new species and a new genus of cardinalfishes (Perciformes: Apogonidae) from Rapa, South Pacific Ocean. American Museum Novitates, 2926: 1-9. PDF