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Neopomacentrus  Allen, 1975
Taxonomic Serial No.: 553259

 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  
          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:  
                                        SpeciesNeopomacentrus anabatoides (Bleeker, 1847)  
                                        SpeciesNeopomacentrus aquadulcis Jenkins and Allen, 2002  
                                        SpeciesNeopomacentrus azysron (Bleeker, 1877)  
                                        SpeciesNeopomacentrus bankieri (Richardson, 1846) – orangetailed damselfish 
                                        SpeciesNeopomacentrus cyanomos (Bleeker, 1856) – violet demoiselle 
                                        SpeciesNeopomacentrus fallax (Peters, 1855) – violet damsel 
                                        SpeciesNeopomacentrus filamentosus (Macleay, 1882)  
                                        SpeciesNeopomacentrus fuliginosus (Smith, 1960) – sooty damsel 
                                        SpeciesNeopomacentrus metallicus (Jordan and Seale, 1906)  
                                        SpeciesNeopomacentrus miryae Dor and Allen, 1977  
                                        SpeciesNeopomacentrus nemurus (Bleeker, 1857)  
                                        SpeciesNeopomacentrus sindensis (Day, 1873)  
                                        SpeciesNeopomacentrus taeniurus (Bleeker, 1856) – cresent damsel, freshwater damselfish 
                                        SpeciesNeopomacentrus violascens (Bleeker, 1848)  
                                        SpeciesNeopomacentrus 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   

 Geographic Information
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