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Holacanthus  Lacepède, 1802
Taxonomic Serial No.: 169622

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Acanthochaetodon Bleeker, 1876
    Angelichthys Jordan and Evermann, 1896
    Plitops Fraser-Brunner, 1933
    Pomacanthodes Gill, 1862
  Common Name(s): angelfishes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                  FamilyPomacanthidae  – ángeles, demoiselles, angelfishes  
                                     GenusHolacanthus Lacepède, 1802 – angelfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Holacanthus africanus Cadenat, 1951  
                                        Species Holacanthus albofasciatus Tanaka, 1909  
                                        Species Holacanthus bermudensis Goode, 1876 – blue angelfish, isabelita azul, chabelita azul 
                                        Species Holacanthus ciliaris (Linnaeus, 1758) – queen angelfish, isabelita reina, ángel reina 
                                        Species Holacanthus clarionensis Gilbert, 1891 – ángel de Clarión, Clarion angelfish 
                                        Species Holacanthus lasti von Bonde, 1934  
                                        Species Holacanthus limbaughi Baldwin, 1963  
                                        Species Holacanthus passer Valenciennes, 1846 – whitestripe angelfish, ángel real, king angelfish 
                                        Species Holacanthus rodriquesi von Bonde, 1934  
                                        Species Holacanthus somervillii Regan, 1908  
                                        Species Holacanthus tricolor (Bloch, 1795) – vaqueta de dos colores, rock beauty, chabelita tricolor 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Holacanthus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Holacanthus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Holacanthus   
  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   
  Reference for: Holacanthus   

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