Clepticus africanus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Labriformes 

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: Eupercaria
Ordo: Labriformes

Familia: Labridae
Genus: Clepticus
Species: Clepticus africanus

Name[edit]

Clepticus africanus Heiser, Moura & Robertson, 2000

Holotype: USNM 361243. [Paratypes: USNM 361244 (10)].

Type locality: North coast of São Tomé Island, 0°25'00"N, 6°40'00"E, Gulf of Guinea, northeastern Atlantic, depth 5-15 meters.

References[edit]

  • Heiser, J.B., R.L. Moura & D.R. Robertson 2000: Two new species of creaole wrasse (Labridae: Clepticus) from opposite sides of the Atlantic. Aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology, 4(2): 67–76.
  • Parenti, P. & J.E. Randall 2000: An annotated checklist of the species of the Labroid fish families Labridae and Scaridae. Ichthyological Bulletin of the J. L. B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, 68: 1–97.
  • Clepticus africanus in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2019. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 02/2019.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: African Wrasse