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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   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderPercoidei   
                                  FamilyChaetodontidae  – butterflyfishes, peces mariposa, poissons-papillons  
                                     GenusChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758 – butterflyfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon adiergastos Seale, 1910  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon andamanensis Kuiter and Debelius, 1999  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon argentatus Smith and Radcliffe, 1911  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon assarius Waite, 1905  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon aureofasciatus Macleay, 1878 – goldstriped butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon auriga Forsskĺl, 1775 – threadfin butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon auripes Jordan and Snyder, 1901  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon austriacus Rüppell, 1836  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon baronessa Cuvier, 1829  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon bellicosus Quoy and Gaimard, 1825  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon bennetti Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – archer butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon blackburnii Desjardins, 1836 – brownburnie 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon burgessi Allen and Starck, 1973  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon capistratus Linnaeus, 1758 – foureye butterflyfish, parche ocelado, mariposa ocelada 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon citrinellus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – speckled butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon collare Bloch, 1787 – whitecollar butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon daedalma Jordan and Fowler, 1902  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon declivis Randall, 1975  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon decussatus Cuvier, 1829  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon dialeucos Salm and Mee, 1989  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon dolosus Ahl, 1923  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon ephippium Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – blackclothed butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon falcula Bloch, 1795 – saddled butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon fasciatus Forsskĺl, 1775  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon festivus Desjardins, 1834  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon flavirostris Günther, 1874 – dusky butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon flavocoronatus Myers, 1980  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon fremblii Bennett, 1828 – bluestriped butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon gardineri Norman, 1939  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon guentheri Ahl, 1923  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon guttatissimus Bennett, 1833 – spotted coralfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon hoefleri Steindachner, 1881  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon humeralis Günther, 1860 – muneca, threeband butterflyfish, mariposa muńeca, threebanded butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon interruptus Ahl, 1923  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon kleinii Bloch, 1790 – whitespotted butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon larvatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon leucopleura Playfair in Playfair and Günther, 1867  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon lineolatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – lined butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon litus Randall and Caldwell, 1973  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon luctuosus Quoy and Gaimard, 1825  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon lunula (Lacepčde, 1802) – redstriped butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon lunulatus Quoy and Gaimard, 1825  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon madagaskariensis Ahl, 1923  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon marleyi Regan, 1921 – doublesash butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon melannotus Bloch and Schneider, 1801 – blackbacked butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon melapterus Guichenot, 1863  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon mertensii Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – Merten's coralfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon mesoleucos Forsskĺl, 1775  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon meyeri Bloch and Schneider, 1801 – maypole butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon miliaris Quoy and Gaimard, 1825 – crochet butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon mitratus Günther, 1860  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon multicinctus Garrett, 1863 – pebbled butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon nigropunctatus Sauvage, 1880  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon nippon Steindachner, 1883  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon ocellatus Bloch, 1787 – spotfin butterflyfish, parche ocelado amarillo, mariposa perla amarilla 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon ocellicaudus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon octofasciatus Bloch, 1787 – rightbanded butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon oligacanthus Bleeker, 1850  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon ornatissimus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – ornated butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon ornatus Gray, 1831  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon oxycephalus Bleeker, 1853  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon paucifasciatus Ahl, 1923  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon pelewensis Kner, 1868 – dot and dash butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon pictus Forsskĺl, 1775  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon plebeius Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – blueblotched butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon punctatofasciatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon quadrimaculatus Gray, 1831 – fourspot butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon rafflesii Anonymous [Bennett], 1830 – latticed butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon rainfordi McCulloch, 1923 – Rainford's butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon reticulatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon robustus Günther, 1860  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon sanctaehelenae Günther, 1868  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon sedentarius Poey, 1860 – reef butterflyfish, parche mariposa, mariposa parche 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon selene Bleeker, 1853  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon semeion Bleeker, 1855  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon semilarvatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon smithi Randall, 1975  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon speculum Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon striatus Linnaeus, 1758 – parche rayado, banded butterflyfish, mariposa rayada 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon tinkeri Schultz, 1951  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon triangulum Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831 – herringbone butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon trichrous Günther, 1874  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon tricinctus Waite, 1901  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon trifascialis Quoy and Gaimard, 1825 – rightangled butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon trifasciatus Park, 1797 – lineated butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon ulietensis Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon unimaculatus Bloch, 1787 – onespot coralfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon vagabundus Linnaeus, 1758 – crisscross butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon wiebeli Kaup, 1863  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon xanthocephalus Bennett, 1833 – yellowhead butterflyfish 
                                        SpeciesChaetodon xanthurus Bleeker, 1857  
                                        SpeciesChaetodon zanzibarensis Playfair in Playfair and Günther, 1867 – Zanzibar butterflyfish 
       

 References
       
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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: Chaetodon   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Chaetodon   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Notes:    
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Chaetodon   
       

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