Lutjanus papuensis

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Taxonavigation: Lutjaniformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
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: Eupercaria
Ordo: Lutjaniformes

Familia: Lutjanidae
Subfamilia: Lutjaninae
Genus: Lutjanus
Species: Lutjanus papuensis


Lutjanus papuensis Allen, White & Erdmann, 2013

Holotype: MZB 21123. Paratypes: CSIRO H 7407-01; USNM 408444; WAM P. 33780-001.

Type locality: Indonesia, West Papua Province, Cenderawasih Bay, East Wandammen, 02°36.153’S, 134°39.148’E [1], 10 m.

Etymology: The species is named papuensis after the West Papuan location where it was first collected. Also, West Papua (particularly Cenderawasih Bay) appears to be the stronghold of the distribution, judging from its abundance compared to other locations within the known range.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Papuan Snapper
Bahasa Indonesia: Kakap papua