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Chlorurus  Swainson, 1839
Taxonomic Serial No.: 170911

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Pseudoscarus Bleeker, 1861
    Xanothon Smith, 1956
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
                                  FamilyScaridae Rafinesque, 1810 – parrotfishes, loros, poissons-perroquets  
                                        GenusChlorurus Swainson, 1839  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Chlorurus atrilunula (Randall and Bruce, 1983)  
                                           Species Chlorurus bleekeri (de Beaufort in Weber and de Beaufort, 1940)  
                                           Species Chlorurus bowersi (Snyder, 1909)  
                                           Species Chlorurus capistratoides (Bleeker, 1847)  
                                           Species Chlorurus cyanescens (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840)  
                                           Species Chlorurus enneacanthus (Lacépède, 1802)  
                                           Species Chlorurus frontalis (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840)  
                                           Species Chlorurus genazonatus (Randall and Bruce, 1983)  
                                           Species Chlorurus gibbus (Rüppell, 1829)  
                                           Species Chlorurus japanensis (Bloch, 1789)  
                                           Species Chlorurus microrhinos (Bleeker, 1854)  
                                           Species Chlorurus oedema (Snyder, 1909)  
                                           Species Chlorurus perspicillatus (Steindachner, 1879)  
                                           Species Chlorurus rhakoura Randall and Anderson, 1997  
                                           Species Chlorurus sordidus (Forsskål, 1775) – uhu 
                                           Species Chlorurus strongylocephalus (Bleeker, 1854)  
                                           Species Chlorurus troschelii (Bleeker, 1853)  

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

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