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Labroides phthirophagus

Labroides phthirophagus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Labroidei
Familia: Labridae
Genus: Labroides
Species: Labroides phthirophagus

Name

Labroides phthirophagus Randall, 1958

Holotype: USNM 164466. [Paratypes: BMNH 1955.12.12.1 (1), SU 48445 (2), USNM 164467-69 (1, 1, 1)].

Type locality: 100 yards offshore from Waikiki branch of Hawaii Marine Laboratory, Honolulu, Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands, U.S.A., depth 7 feet.

References

* Randall, J.E. 1958: A review of the labrid fish genus Labroides, with descriptions of two new species and notes on ecology. Pacific Science, 12(4): 327-347, Pl. 1.
* 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.
* FishBase link : species Labroides phthirophagus (Mirror site)


Vernacular names
English: Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse

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