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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: Wetmorella
Species: W. albofasciata – W. nigropinnata – W. tanakai
Name

Wetmorella Fowler & Bean, 1928:211

Type species: Wetmorella philippina, Fowler & Bean, 1928. Type by original designation (also monotypic).

References

Fowler, H.W. & B.A. Bean 1928: Contributions to the biology of the Philippine Archipelago and adjacent regions. The fishes of the families Pomacentridae, Labridae, and Callyodontidae, collected by the steamer "Albatross," chiefly in Philippine seas and adjacent waters. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, (100)7: i-viii + 1-525, Pls. 1-49.
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.

Vernacular names
English: Wrasses

Wetmorella is a genus of wrasses native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans.[2]
Species

The currently recognized species in this genus are:[2]

Wetmorella albofasciata L. P. Schultz & N. B. Marshall, 1954 (white-banded sharpnose wrasse)
Wetmorella nigropinnata (Seale, 1901) (sharpnose wrasse)
Wetmorella tanakai J. E. Randall & Kuiter, 2007 (Tanaka's wrasse)

References

Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Wetmorella". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). Species of Wetmorella in FishBase. October 2013 version.

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