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Pomacanthus  Lacepède, 1802
Taxonomic Serial No.: 169631

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Euxiphipops Fraser-Brunner, 1934
    Heteropyge Fraser-Brunner, 1933
    Pomacanthops Smith, 1955
  Common Name(s): black 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  
          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  
                                     GenusPomacanthus Lacepède, 1802 – black angelfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Pomacanthus annularis (Bloch, 1787)  
                                        Species Pomacanthus arcuatus (Linnaeus, 1758) – gray angelfish, chivirica gris, gallineta café 
                                        Species Pomacanthus asfur (Forsskål, 1775)  
                                        Species Pomacanthus chrysurus (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831)  
                                        Species Pomacanthus imperator (Bloch, 1787) – emperor angelfish 
                                        Species Pomacanthus maculosus (Forsskål, 1775)  
                                        Species Pomacanthus navarchus (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831) – bluegirdled angelfish 
                                        Species Pomacanthus paru (Bloch, 1787) – chivirica francesa, French angelfish, gallineta negra 
                                        Species Pomacanthus rathbuni Miranda-Ribeiro, 1915  
                                        Species Pomacanthus rhomboides (Gilchrist and Thompson, 1908)  
                                        Species Pomacanthus semicirculatus (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831) – zebra angelfish 
                                        Species Pomacanthus sexstriatus (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831) – sixbanded angelfish 
                                        Species Pomacanthus xanthometopon (Bleeker, 1853) – bluefaced angelfish, yellowfaced angelfish 
                                        Species Pomacanthus zonipectus (Gill, 1862) – Cortez angelfish, ángel de Cortés 

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

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