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Prionurus  Lacepède, 1804
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172325

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Xesurus Jordan & Evermann, 1896
    Acanthocaulus Waite, 1900
    Burobulla Whitley, 1931
    Triacanthurodes Fowler, 1944
    Xesurus (Dasyacanthurus) Fowler, 1944
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          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  
                               SuborderAcanthuroidei  – surgeonfishes  
                                  FamilyAcanthuridae  – tangs, cirujanos, poissons-chirurgiens, surgeonfishes  
                                     GenusPrionurus Lacepède, 1804  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Prionurus biafraensis (Blache & Rossignol, 1962)  
                                        Species Prionurus chrysurus Randall, 2001  
                                        Species Prionurus laticlavius (Valenciennes, 1846) – razor surgeonfish, cochinito barbero, Razor Surgeonfish 
                                        Species Prionurus maculatus Ogilby, 1887  
                                        Species Prionurus microlepidotus Lacepède, 1804 – sawtail 
                                        Species Prionurus scalprum Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835  

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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 1-Feb-2021, website (version 1 Feb 2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds) 2021. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. ( Electronic version accessed 01 Feb 2021   
  Reference for: Prionurus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Prionurus   
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