Scarus fuscocaudalis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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 fuscocaudalis

Name[edit]

Scarus fuscocaudalis Randall & Myers, 2000

Holotype: BPBM 31331. [Paratypes: BPBM 22257 (1), CAS 205597 (1), USNM 353675 (1)].

Type locality: Mariana Islands, Guam, West Pacific, 1/4 mile north of Tanguison Power Plant, 13°33'N, 144°48'E, near cables, depth 20 meters.

References[edit]

  • Randall, J.E. and R.F. Myers 2000: Scarus fuscocaudalis, a new species of parrotfish (Perciformes: Labroidei: Scaridae) from the western Pacific. Micronesica, 32(2): 221–228.
  • 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 fuscocaudalis in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2019. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 02/2019.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Darktail Parrotfish