Scarus ovifrons

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Scarus ovifrons

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/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Labroidei

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

Name[edit]

Scarus ovifrons Temminck & Schlegel, 1846

Lectotype: RMNH D1256 (dry). [Paralectotypes: RMNH uncat. (1, skeleton), D1255 (1, dry), D2229 (1, dry); ZMB 2698 (1, dry)].

Type locality: Tokyo Bay, southwestern coast of Japan.

References[edit]

  • Temminck, C.J. & H. Schlegel 1846: Fauna Japonica, sive descriptio animalium quae in itinere per Japoniam. Parts 10-14: 173–269.
  • 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 ovifrons in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2018. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 10/2016.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Knobsnout Parrotfish