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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: Macropharyngodon
Species: M. bipartitus – M. choati – M. cyanoguttatus – M. geoffroy – M. kuiteri – M. marisrubri – M. meleagris – M. moyeri – M. negrosensis – M. ornatus – M. pakoko – M. vivienae

Macropharyngodon Bleeker, 1862:412

Type species: Julis geoffroy Quoy & Gaimard, 1824. Type by original designation (also monotypic).

Bleeker, P. 1862: Conspectus generum Labroideorum analyticus. Proceedings of the General Meetings for Scientific Business of the Zoological Society of London, 1861 (pt 3): 408–418.
Delrieu-Trottin, E., Williams, J.T. & Planes, S. 2014. Macropharyngodon pakoko, a new species of wrasse (Teleostei: Labridae) endemic to the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia. Zootaxa 3857(3): 433–443. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3857.3.6 Open access Reference page.
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

Macropharyngodon is a genus of wrasses native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

The 12 currently recognized species in this genus are:

Macropharyngodon bipartitus J. L. B. Smith, 1957 (Rare wrasse)
Macropharyngodon choati J. E. Randall, 1978 (Choat's wrasse)
Macropharyngodon cyanoguttatus J. E. Randall, 1978, 1978
Macropharyngodon geoffroy Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 (Geoffroy's wrasse) [2]
Macropharyngodon kuiteri J. E. Randall, 1978 (Black leopard wrasse)
Macropharyngodon marisrubri J. E. Randall, 1978
Macropharyngodon meleagris Valenciennes, 1839 (Blackspotted wrasse) [3]
Macropharyngodon moyeri Shepard & K. A. Meyer, 1978
Macropharyngodon negrosensis Herre, 1932 (Yellow-spotted wrasse)
Macropharyngodon ornatus J. E. Randall, 1978 (False leopard)
Macropharyngodon pakoko Delrieu-Trottin, J. T. Williams & Planes, 2014 (Pakoko wrasse) [2]
Macropharyngodon vivienae J. E. Randall, 1978 (Madagascar wrasse)


Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Macropharyngodon". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
Delrieu-Trottin, E., Williams, J.T. & Planes, S. (2014): Macropharyngodon pakoko, a new species of wrasse (Teleostei: Labridae) endemic to the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia. Zootaxa, 3857 (3): 433–443.
Bos, A.R. (2016). "Soft corals provide microhabitat for camouflaged juveniles of the Blackspotted wrasse Macropharyngodon meleagris (Labridae)". Marine Biodiversity. 46 (1): 299–301. doi:10.1007/s12526-015-0332-x. S2CID 8456367.

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