Etroplus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cichliformes 

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
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Ovalentaria
Superordo: Cichlomorphae
Ordo: Cichliformes

Familia: Cichlidae
Subfamilia: Etroplinae
Genus: Etroplus
Species (3): E. canarensis – E. maculatus – E. suratensis

Name[edit]

Etroplus Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1830: 486

  • Type species: Etroplus meleagris Cuvier, 1830 = Chaetodon suratensis Bloch, 1790 (Bloch's species suratensis needlessly renamed meleagris by Cuvier)
  • Type by subsequent designation of Desmarest, 1856: 223
  • Gender: masculine

Synonyms[edit]

  • Chaetolabrus Swainson, 1839
  • Pseudetroplus Bleeker, 1862

References[edit]

  • Cuvier in Cuvier, G. & Valenciennes, A. 1830: Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome cinquième. Livre cinquième. Des Sciénoïdes. Histoire naturelle des poissons, 5: i-xxviii + 1-499 + 4 pp., Pls. 100-140. [Cuvier authored volume. i-xx + 1-374 in Strasbourg edition.]

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