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Chaetodon  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 169555

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Megaprotodon Guichenot, 1848
    Sarothrodus Gill, 1861
    Loa Jordan, 1921
    Eteira Kaup, 1860
    Anisochaetodon Klunzinger, 1884
    Tholichthys Günther, 1868
    Hemichaetodon Bleeker, 1876
    Osteochromis Franz, 1910
    Tifia Jordan in Jordan and Jordan, 1922
    Paracanthochaetodon Schmidt and Lindberg, 1930
    Strongylochaetodon Maugé and Bauchot, 1984
    Heterochaetodon Maugé and Bauchot, 1984
    Apporetochaetodon Maugé and Bauchot, 1984
    Byssochaetodon Maugé and Bauchot, 1984
    Aspilurochaetodon Maugé and Bauchot, 1984
    Nalbantius Maugé and Bauchot, 1984
    Nesochaetodon Maugé and Bauchot, 1984
    Exornator Nalbant, 1971
    Heminigellus Nalbant, 1984
    Roaops Maugé and Bauchot, 1984
    Linophora Kaup, 1860
    Oxychaetodon Bleeker, 1876
    Rhombochaetodon Burgess, 1978
    Tetragonoptrus Klein, 1776
    Tetragonoptrus Walbaum, 1792
    Tetragonopterus Bleeker, 1863
    Citharoedus Kaup, 1860
    Discochaetodon Nalbant, 1971
    Gonochaetodon Bleeker, 1876
    Lepidochaetodon Bleeker, 1876
    Rabdophorus Swainson, 1839
    Tetrachaetodon Weber and de Beaufort, 1936
    Burgessius Maugé and Bauchot, 1984
  Common Name(s): butterflyfishes [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 ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                  FamilyChaetodontidae  – butterflyfishes, peces mariposa, poissons-papillons  
                                     GenusChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758 – butterflyfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Chaetodon adiergastos Seale, 1910  
                                        Species Chaetodon andamanensis Kuiter and Debelius, 1999  
                                        Species Chaetodon argentatus Smith and Radcliffe, 1911  
                                        Species Chaetodon assarius Waite, 1905  
                                        Species Chaetodon aureofasciatus Macleay, 1878 – goldstriped butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon auriga Forsskĺl, 1775 – threadfin butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon auripes Jordan and Snyder, 1901  
                                        Species Chaetodon austriacus Rüppell, 1836  
                                        Species Chaetodon baronessa Cuvier, 1829  
                                        Species Chaetodon bellicosus Quoy and Gaimard, 1825  
                                        Species Chaetodon bennetti Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – archer butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon blackburnii Desjardins, 1836 – brownburnie 
                                        Species Chaetodon burgessi Allen and Starck, 1973  
                                        Species Chaetodon capistratus Linnaeus, 1758 – foureye butterflyfish, parche ocelado, mariposa ocelada 
                                        Species Chaetodon citrinellus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – speckled butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon collare Bloch, 1787 – whitecollar butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon daedalma Jordan and Fowler, 1902  
                                        Species Chaetodon declivis Randall, 1975  
                                        Species Chaetodon decussatus Cuvier, 1829  
                                        Species Chaetodon dialeucos Salm and Mee, 1989  
                                        Species Chaetodon dolosus Ahl, 1923  
                                        Species Chaetodon ephippium Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – blackclothed butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon falcula Bloch, 1795 – saddled butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon fasciatus Forsskĺl, 1775  
                                        Species Chaetodon festivus Desjardins, 1834  
                                        Species Chaetodon flavirostris Günther, 1874 – dusky butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon flavocoronatus Myers, 1980  
                                        Species Chaetodon fremblii Bennett, 1828 – bluestriped butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon gardineri Norman, 1939  
                                        Species Chaetodon guentheri Ahl, 1923  
                                        Species Chaetodon guttatissimus Bennett, 1833 – spotted coralfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon hoefleri Steindachner, 1881  
                                        Species Chaetodon humeralis Günther, 1860 – muneca, threeband butterflyfish, mariposa muńeca, threebanded butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon interruptus Ahl, 1923  
                                        Species Chaetodon kleinii Bloch, 1790 – whitespotted butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon larvatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831  
                                        Species Chaetodon leucopleura Playfair in Playfair and Günther, 1867  
                                        Species Chaetodon lineolatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – lined butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon litus Randall and Caldwell, 1973  
                                        Species Chaetodon luctuosus Quoy and Gaimard, 1825  
                                        Species Chaetodon lunula (Lacepčde, 1802) – redstriped butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon lunulatus Quoy and Gaimard, 1825  
                                        Species Chaetodon madagaskariensis Ahl, 1923  
                                        Species Chaetodon marleyi Regan, 1921 – doublesash butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon melannotus Bloch and Schneider, 1801 – blackbacked butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon melapterus Guichenot, 1863  
                                        Species Chaetodon mertensii Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – Merten's coralfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon mesoleucos Forsskĺl, 1775  
                                        Species Chaetodon meyeri Bloch and Schneider, 1801 – maypole butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon miliaris Quoy and Gaimard, 1825 – crochet butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon mitratus Günther, 1860  
                                        Species Chaetodon multicinctus Garrett, 1863 – pebbled butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon nigropunctatus Sauvage, 1880  
                                        Species Chaetodon nippon Steindachner, 1883  
                                        Species Chaetodon ocellatus Bloch, 1787 – spotfin butterflyfish, parche ocelado amarillo, mariposa perla amarilla 
                                        Species Chaetodon ocellicaudus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831  
                                        Species Chaetodon octofasciatus Bloch, 1787 – rightbanded butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon oligacanthus Bleeker, 1850  
                                        Species Chaetodon ornatissimus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – ornated butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon ornatus Gray, 1831  
                                        Species Chaetodon oxycephalus Bleeker, 1853  
                                        Species Chaetodon paucifasciatus Ahl, 1923  
                                        Species Chaetodon pelewensis Kner, 1868 – dot and dash butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon pictus Forsskĺl, 1775  
                                        Species Chaetodon plebeius Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – blueblotched butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon punctatofasciatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831  
                                        Species Chaetodon quadrimaculatus Gray, 1831 – fourspot butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon rafflesii Anonymous [Bennett], 1830 – latticed butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon rainfordi McCulloch, 1923 – Rainford's butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon reticulatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831  
                                        Species Chaetodon robustus Günther, 1860  
                                        Species Chaetodon sanctaehelenae Günther, 1868  
                                        Species Chaetodon sedentarius Poey, 1860 – reef butterflyfish, parche mariposa, mariposa parche 
                                        Species Chaetodon selene Bleeker, 1853  
                                        Species Chaetodon semeion Bleeker, 1855  
                                        Species Chaetodon semilarvatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831  
                                        Species Chaetodon smithi Randall, 1975  
                                        Species Chaetodon speculum Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831  
                                        Species Chaetodon striatus Linnaeus, 1758 – parche rayado, banded butterflyfish, mariposa rayada 
                                        Species Chaetodon tinkeri Schultz, 1951  
                                        Species Chaetodon triangulum Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – herringbone butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon trichrous Günther, 1874  
                                        Species Chaetodon tricinctus Waite, 1901  
                                        Species Chaetodon trifascialis Quoy and Gaimard, 1825 – rightangled butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon trifasciatus Park, 1797 – lineated butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon ulietensis Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831  
                                        Species Chaetodon unimaculatus Bloch, 1787 – onespot coralfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon vagabundus Linnaeus, 1758 – crisscross butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon wiebeli Kaup, 1863  
                                        Species Chaetodon xanthocephalus Bennett, 1833 – yellowhead butterflyfish 
                                        Species Chaetodon xanthurus Bleeker, 1857  
                                        Species Chaetodon zanzibarensis Playfair in Playfair and Günther, 1867 – Zanzibar butterflyfish 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Chaetodon   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Chaetodon   
  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: Chaetodon   
  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: Chaetodon   

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