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Semicossyphus darwini


Taxonavigation: Labriformes 

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: Eupercaria
Ordo: Labriformes

Familia: Labridae
Genus: Semicossyphus
Species: S. darwini – S. pulcher – S. reticulatus


Semicossyphus Günther, 1861:384

Type species: Cossyphus reticulatus Valenciennes, 1839. Type by subsequent designation.


  • Günther, A. 1861: A preliminary synopsis of the labroid genera. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (Series 3), 8(47): 382–389.
  • Parenti, P. & J.E. Randall 2000: An annotated checklist of the species of the Labroid fish families Labridae and Scaridae. Ichthyological Bulletin of the J. L. B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, 68: 1–97.
  • Santini, F., Sorenson, L. & Alfaro, M.E. 2016. Phylogeny and biogeography of hogfishes and allies (Bodianus, Labridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Available online 2 March 2016.DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.02.011Reference page

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Wrasses