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Thalassoma lunare  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 170572

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Labrus lunaris Linnaeus, 1758
 
    Scarus gallus Forsskål, 1775
 
    Labrus zeylanicus Forster, 1781
 
    Labrus viridis Bloch, 1791
 
    Labrus polyodon Walbaum, 1792
 
    Trichopus arabicus Shaw, 1803
 
    Julis maculata Lesson, 1828
 
    Julis porphyrocephala Bennett, 1933
 
    Julis hardwickii Gray, 1832
 
    Julis trimaculatus Rüppell, 1835
 
    Chlorichthys grayii (Swainson, 1839)
 
    Julis meniscus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1839
 
    Julis mertensii Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1839
 
    Julis celebicus Bleeker, 1855
 
    Julis rapan Montrouzier, 1857
 
    Julis gracilis Steindachner, 1863
 
    Julis truncatus Cartier, 1874
 
    Julis ventralis De Vis, 1885
 
    Julis cyanoventor Saville-Kent, 1893
 
    Thalassoma herrei Seale, 1935
 
    Labrus polyodon Bloch and Schneider, 1801
 
    Julis grayii Swainson, 1839
 
    Thalassoma cupido bipunctatum Vasiliu, 1931
 
  Common Name(s): moon wrasse [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                            InfraclassTeleostei   
                               SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                                  OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                     SuborderLabroidei  – parrotfishes, rainbowfishes, wrasses, labres, poissons-perroquets  
                                        FamilyLabridae Cuvier, 1816 – rainbowfishes, wrasses, labres, labridés, doncellas y señoritas  
                                           GenusThalassoma Swainson, 1839  
                                              SpeciesThalassoma lunare (Linnaeus, 1758) – moon wrasse  
       

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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Thalassoma lunare   
       
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 21-May-2001, website (version Feb-2000)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Thalassoma lunare   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Thalassoma lunare   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Parenti, Paola, and John E. Randall  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: An annotated checklist of the species of the Labroid fish families Labridae and Scaridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ichthyological Bulletin of the J. L. B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, no. 68   
  Page(s): 97   
  Publisher: J. L. B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology   
  Publication Place: Rhodes Univ., Grahamstown, South Africa   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0073-4381   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Thalassoma lunare   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
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  Reference for: moon wrasse[English]   
       

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