Dendrochirus tuamotuensis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Scorpaenoidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
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
Ordo: Scorpaeniformes
Subordo: Scorpaenoidei

Familia: Scorpaenidae
Subfamilia: Pteroinae
Genus: Dendrochirus
Species: Dendrochirus tuamotuensis

Name[edit]

Dendrochirus tuamotuensis Matsunuma & Motomura, 2013

  • Holotype (unique): BPBM 37140.

Type locality: Makemo Atoll, Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia, 16°34′12″S, 143°27′06″W [1], 120 m depth.

Etymology: The specific name tuamotuensis is derived from the name of the type locality of the species, the Tuamotu Archipelago.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Tuamotu’s Dwarf Lionfish

Primary references[edit]