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Scarus psittacus  Forsskål, 1775
Taxonomic Serial No.: 170855

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Scarus forsteri Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840
    Scarus taeniurus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840
    Callyodon bataviensis (Bleeker, 1857)
    Callyodon forsteri (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840)
    Callyodon oktodon (Bleeker, 1861)
    Scarus bataviensis Bleeker, 1857
    Pseudoscarus oktodon Bleeker, 1861
    Scarus venosus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840
    Pseudoscarus forskalii Klunzinger, 1871
    Scarus balinensis Bleeker, 1849
    Pseudoscarus filholi Sauvage, 1880
    Pseudoscarus labiosus Macleay, 1883
    Scarus gilberti Jenkins, 1901
    Scarus brunneus Jenkins, 1901
    Scarus jenkinsi Jordan and Evermann, 1903
    Callyodon erythacus Jordan and Seale, 1906
    Callyodon hornbosteli Fowler, 1925
    Scarus galena Jordan, 1925
    Xanothon carifanus Smith, 1956
    Xanothon parvidens Smith, 1956
    Scarus hertit Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840
  Common Name(s): Palenose parrotfish [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                  OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                     SuborderLabroidei  – parrotfishes, rainbowfishes, wrasses, labres, poissons-perroquets  
                                        FamilyScaridae Rafinesque, 1810 – parrotfishes, loros, poissons-perroquets  
                                              GenusScarus Forsskål, 1775 – parrotfishes  
                                                 SpeciesScarus psittacus Forsskål, 1775 – Palenose parrotfish  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Scarus psittacus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Scarus psittacus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Randall, John E., and Robin W. Bruce  
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Parrotfishes of the Subfamily Scarinae of the Western Indian Ocean with Descriptions of three New Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ichthyological Bulletin of the J. L. B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, no. 47   
  Page(s): 39   
  Publisher: J. L. B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology   
  Publication Place: Rhodes Univ., Grahamstown, South Africa   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0073-4381   
  Reference for: Scarus psittacus   

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