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Halichoeres  Rüppell, 1835
Taxonomic Serial No.: 170501

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Artisia de Beaufort, 1939
    Choerojulis Gill, 1862
    Platyglossus Bleeker, 1862
    Hemiulis Swainson, 1839
    Hemijulis Bonaparte, 1841
    Hemitautoga Bleeker, 1862
    Guentheria Bleeker, 1862
    Pseudojulis Bleeker, 1862
    Pusa Jordan and Gilbert, 1879
    Emmeekia Jordan and Evermann, 1896
    Iridio Jordan and Evermann, 1896
    Julidio Jordan and Evermann, 1896
    Octocynodon Fowler, 1904
    Halinanodes Whitley, 1931
  Common Name(s): wrasses [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  
                               SuborderLabroidei  – parrotfishes, rainbowfishes, wrasses, labres, poissons-perroquets  
                                  FamilyLabridae Cuvier, 1816 – rainbowfishes, wrasses, labres, labridés, doncellas y señoritas  
                                     GenusHalichoeres Rüppell, 1835 – wrasses  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres adustus (Gilbert, 1890) – black wrasse, señorita negra 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres aestuaricola Bussing, 1972 – mangrove wrasse, señorita de manglar 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres argus (Bloch and Schneider, 1801)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres bathyphilus (Beebe and Tee-Van, 1932) – greenband wrasse, doncella cintaverde 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres bicolor (Bloch and Schneider, 1801)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres binotopsis (Bleeker, 1849) – banded rainbowfish 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres biocellatus Schultz in Schultz, Chapman, Lachner and Wood, 1960  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres bivittatus (Bloch, 1791) – slippery dick, doncella rayada 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres bleekeri (Steindachner and Döderlein, 1887)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres brasiliensis (Bloch, 1791)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres brownfieldi (Whitley, 1945)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres caudalis (Poey, 1860) – painted wrasse, doncella pintada 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres chierchiae Di Caporiacco, 1948 – señorita herida, wounded wrasse 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres chlorocephalus Kuiter and Randall, 1995  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres chloropterus (Bloch, 1791)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres chrysus Randall, 1981  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres cosmetus Randall and Smith, 1982  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres cyanocephalus (Bloch, 1791) – yellowcheek wrasse, doncella cabeciplateada 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres discolor Bussing, 1983  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres dispilus (Günther, 1864) – chameleon wrasse, señorita camaleón 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres garnoti (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1839) – yellowhead wrasse, doncella cabeciamarilla 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres hartzfeldii (Bleeker, 1852)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres hortulanus (Lacépède, 1801)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres insularis Allen and Robertson, 1992 – señorita de Socorro, Socorro wrasse 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres iridis Randall and Smith, 1982  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres kallochroma (Bleeker, 1853)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres lapillus Smith, 1947 – jewelled wrasse 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres leptotaenia Randall and Earle, 1994  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres leucoxanthus Randall and Smith, 1982  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres leucurus (Walbaum, 1792)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres maculipinna (Müller and Troschel in Schomburgk, 1848) – clown wrasse, doncella payaso 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres malpelo Allen and Robertson, 1992  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres margaritaceus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1839) – saddled rainmbowfish 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres marginatus Rüppell, 1835 – saddled rainbowfish 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres melanochir Fowler and Bean, 1928  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres melanotis (Gilbert, 1890) – golden wrasse, señorita dorada 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres melanurus (Bleeker, 1851) – duskytailed rainbowfish 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres melas Randall and Earle, 1994  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres melasmapomus Randall, 1981  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres miniatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1839) – spotted-finned rainbowfish 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres nebulosus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1839) – clouded rainbowfish 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres nicholsi (Jordan and Gilbert, 1882) – spinster wrasse, señorita solterona 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres nigrescens (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) – dusky rainbowfish 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres notospilus (Günther, 1864) – banded wrasse, señorita listada 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres orientalis Randall, 1999  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres ornatissimus (Garrett, 1863)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres pallidus Kuiter and Randall, 1995  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres papilionaceus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1839)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres pardaleocephalus (Bleeker, 1849)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres pelicieri Randall and Smith, 1982  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres pictus (Poey, 1860) – rainbow wrasse, doncella arcoiris 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres podostigma (Bleeker, 1854)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres poeyi (Steindachner, 1867) – blackear wrasse, doncella ojinegra, doncella orejinegra 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres prosopeion (Bleeker, 1853)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres radiatus (Linnaeus, 1758) – puddingwife, doncella pudín, doncella azulada 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres raisneri Baldwin and McCosker, 2001  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres richmondi Fowler and Bean, 1928  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres rubricephalus Kuiter and Randall, 1995  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres salmofasciatus Allen and Robertson, 2002  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres scapularis (Bennett, 1832) – zigzaz rainbowfish 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres semicinctus (Ayres, 1859) – rock wrasse, señorita piedrera 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres signifer Randall and Earle, 1994  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres socialis Randall and Lobel, 2003  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres solorensis (Bleeker, 1853)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres stigmaticus Randall and Smith, 1982  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres tenuispinis (Günther, 1862)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres timorensis (Bleeker, 1852)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres trimaculatus (Quoy and Gaimard, 1834) – spottail rainbowfish 
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres trispilus Randall and Smith, 1982  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres vrolikii (Bleeker, 1855)  
                                        SpeciesHalichoeres zeylonicus (Bennett, 1833)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Halichoeres   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Halichoeres   
  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: Halichoeres   
  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: Halichoeres   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Parenti, Paola, and John E. Randall   
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: An annotated checklist of the species of the Labroid fish families Labridae and Scaridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ichthyological Bulletin of the J. L. B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, no. 68   
  Page(s): 97   
  Publisher: J. L. B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology   
  Publication Place: Rhodes Univ., Grahamstown, South Africa   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0073-4381   
  Reference for: Halichoeres   
  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: Halichoeres   

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