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Pomacentridae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 170044

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): damselfishes [English]
 
    demoiselles [French]
 
    castañetas y jaquetas [Spanish]
 
    sergents [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2002   
       

 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 à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderLabroidei  – parrotfishes, rainbowfishes, wrasses, labres, poissons-perroquets  
                                  FamilyPomacentridae  – damselfishes, demoiselles, castañetas y jaquetas, sergents  
    Direct Children:  
                                     GenusAbudefduf Forsskål, 1775 – sergeant majors 
                                     GenusAcanthochromis Gill, 1863  
                                     GenusAltrichthys Allen, 1999  
                                     GenusAmblyglyphidodon Bleeker, 1877  
                                     GenusAmblypomacentrus Bleeker, 1877  
                                     GenusAmphiprion Bloch and Schneider, 1801 – anemonefishes 
                                     GenusAzurina Jordan and McGregor in Jordan and Evermann, 1898  
                                     GenusCheiloprion Weber, 1913  
                                     GenusChromis Cuvier, 1814  
                                     GenusChrysiptera Swainson, 1839  
                                     GenusDascyllus Cuvier, 1829  
                                     GenusDischistodus Gill, 1863  
                                     GenusHemiglyphidodon Bleeker, 1877  
                                     GenusHypsypops Gill, 1861  
                                     GenusLabrodascyllus Di Caporiacco, 1948  
                                     GenusLepidozygus Günther, 1862  
                                     GenusMecaenichthys Whitley, 1929  
                                     GenusMicrospathodon Günther, 1862  
                                     GenusNeoglyphidodon Allen, 1991  
                                     GenusNeopomacentrus Allen, 1975 – lyretail damselfishes 
                                     GenusNexilosus Heller and Snodgrass, 1903  
                                     GenusParma Günther, 1862  
                                     GenusPlectroglyphidodon Fowler and Ball, 1924  
                                     GenusPomacentrus Lacepède, 1802  
                                     GenusPomachromis Allen and Randall, 1974  
                                     GenusPremnas Cuvier, 1816  
                                     GenusPristotis Rüppell, 1838  
                                     GenusStegastes Jenyns, 1840  
                                     GenusTeixeirichthys Smith, 1953  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes   
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Pomacentridae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: demoiselles[French]   
       
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 28-Mar-2002, website (version 15-Feb-02)  
  Acquired: 2002   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Pomacentridae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pomacentridae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Pomacentridae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.   
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pomacentridae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.   
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: castañetas y jaquetas[Spanish], damselfishes [English], sergents [French]   
       
  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: damselfishes[English]   
       

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