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Neopomacentrus  Allen, 1975
Taxonomic Serial No.: 553259

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): lyretail damselfishes [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  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          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  
                                  FamilyPomacentridae  – damselfishes, demoiselles, castañetas y jaquetas, sergents  
                                     GenusNeopomacentrus Allen, 1975 – lyretail damselfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Neopomacentrus anabatoides (Bleeker, 1847)  
                                        Species Neopomacentrus aquadulcis Jenkins and Allen, 2002  
                                        Species Neopomacentrus azysron (Bleeker, 1877)  
                                        Species Neopomacentrus bankieri (Richardson, 1846) – orangetailed damselfish 
                                        Species Neopomacentrus cyanomos (Bleeker, 1856) – violet demoiselle 
                                        Species Neopomacentrus fallax (Peters, 1855) – violet damsel 
                                        Species Neopomacentrus filamentosus (Macleay, 1882)  
                                        Species Neopomacentrus fuliginosus (Smith, 1960) – sooty damsel 
                                        Species Neopomacentrus metallicus (Jordan and Seale, 1906)  
                                        Species Neopomacentrus miryae Dor and Allen, 1977  
                                        Species Neopomacentrus nemurus (Bleeker, 1857)  
                                        Species Neopomacentrus sindensis (Day, 1873)  
                                        Species Neopomacentrus taeniurus (Bleeker, 1856) – cresent damsel, freshwater damselfish 
                                        Species Neopomacentrus violascens (Bleeker, 1848)  
                                        Species Neopomacentrus xanthurus Allen and Randall, 1980  

  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: Neopomacentrus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Neopomacentrus   
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 21-May-2001, website (version Feb-2000)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Reference for: Neopomacentrus   
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Neopomacentrus   

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