Scarus dubius

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Taxonavigation: Labroidei 

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: Perciformes
Subordo: Labroidei

Familia: Scaridae
Subfamilia: Scarinae
Genus: Scarus
Species: Scarus dubius


Scarus dubius Bennett, 1828

Holotype: BMNH 1852.9.13.105 [ex Zool. Soc.].

Type locality: Hawaiian Islands, U.S.A.


  • Callyodon bennetti (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840)
  • Callyodon dubius (Bennett, 1828)
  • Callyodon lauia (Jordan & Evermann, 1903)
  • Scarus bennetti Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840
  • Scarus formosus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840
  • Scarus lauia Jordan & Evermann, 1903


  • Bennett, E.T. 1828: Observations on the fishes contained in the collection of the Zoological Society. On some fishes from the Sandwich Islands. Zoological Journal, London, 4(13, art. 3): 31–42.
  • Bellwood, D.R. 2001: Family Scaridae. In: Carpenter & Niem 2001. Species identification guide for fishery purposes. Bony fishes part 4. 6: 3468–3492, Pls. VI-XIV.
  • Scarus dubius in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2019. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 02/2019.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Regal Parrot