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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
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: Anampses
Species: A. caeruleopunctatus – A. chrysocephalus – A. cuvier – A. elegans – A. femininus – A. geographicus – A. lennardi – A. lineatus – A. melanurus – A. meleagrides – A. neoguinaicus – A. twistii – A. viridis

Anampses Quoy & Gaimard (ex Cuvier), 1824:276

Type species: Anampses cuvier Quoy & Gaimard, 1824. Type by monotypy.

Quoy, J.R.C. & J.P. Gaimard 1824-25: Description des Poissons. Chapter IX. In: Freycinet, L. de, Voyage autour du Monde exécuté sur les corvettes de L. M. "L'Uranie" et "La Physicienne," pendant les années 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820. Paris. Description des Poissons. Chapter IX. 192-401
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.
Russell, B.C.; Craig, M.T. 2013: Anampses viridis Valenciennes 1840 (Pisces: Labridae)—a case of taxonomic confusion and mistaken extinction. Zootaxa 3722(1): 83–91. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3722.1.7 Reference page.

Vernacular names
English: Wrasses

Anampses is a genus of wrasses native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans.[1]

The currently recognized species in this genus are:[1]

Anampses caeruleopunctatus Rüppell, 1829 (blue-spotted wrasse)
Anampses chrysocephalus J. E. Randall, 1958 (red-tail wrasse)
Anampses cuvier Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 (pearl wrasse)
Anampses elegans J. D. Ogilby, 1889 (elegant wrasse)
Anampses femininus J. E. Randall, 1972 (blue-striped orange tamarin)
Anampses geographicus Valenciennes, 1840 (geographic wrasse)
Anampses lennardi T. D. Scott, 1959 (blue and yellow wrasse)
Anampses lineatus J. E. Randall, 1972 (lined wrasse)
Anampses melanurus Bleeker, 1857 (white-spotted wrasse)
Anampses meleagrides Valenciennes, 1840 (spotted wrasse)
Anampses neoguinaicus Bleeker, 1878 (New Guinea wrasse)
Anampses twistii Bleeker, 1856 (yellow-breasted wrasse)


Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). Species of Anampses in FishBase. August 2013 version.

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