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Sparisoma  Swainson, 1839
Taxonomic Serial No.: 170861

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Euscarus Jordan and Evermann, 1896
    Scarus Bleeker, 1849
    Callyodontichthys Bleeker, 1861
  Common Name(s):    
  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 ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderLabroidei  – parrotfishes, rainbowfishes, wrasses, labres, poissons-perroquets  
                                  FamilyScaridae Rafinesque, 1810 – parrotfishes, loros, poissons-perroquets  
                                        GenusSparisoma Swainson, 1839  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Sparisoma amplum (Ranzani, 1841)  
                                           Species Sparisoma atomarium (Poey, 1861) – greenblotch parrotfish, loro de lunar verde, loro mancha verde 
                                           Species Sparisoma aurofrenatum (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840) – redband parrotfish, vieja lora, loro manchado 
                                           Species Sparisoma axillare (Steindachner, 1878)  
                                           Species Sparisoma chrysopterum (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) – redtail parrotfish, loro colirrojo, loro verde 
                                           Species Sparisoma cretense (Linnaeus, 1758) – parrotfish 
                                           Species Sparisoma frondosum (Agassiz in Spix and Agassiz, 1831)  
                                           Species Sparisoma griseorubrum Cervigón, 1982  
                                           Species Sparisoma radians (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840) – bucktooth parrotfish, loro dientuso 
                                           Species Sparisoma rubripinne (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840) – redfin parrotfish, loro aletirojo, loro coliamarilla, yellowtail parrotfish 
                                           Species Sparisoma strigatum (Günther, 1862)  
                                           Species Sparisoma tuiupiranga Gasparini, Joyeux and Floeter, 2003  
                                           Species Sparisoma viride (Bonnaterre, 1788) – stoplight parrotfish, loro, loro brilloso 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Sparisoma   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sparisoma   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Sparisoma   
  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   
  Reference for: Sparisoma   

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