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Chlorurus sordidus  (Forsskål, 1775)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 613235

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Scarus sordidus Forsskål, 1775
    Scarus bipallidus (Smith, 1956)
    Callyodon erythrodon (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840)
    Scarus nigricans Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840
    Scarus erythrodon Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840
    Scarus variegatus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840
    Scarus purpureus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840
    Scarus spilurus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840
    Scarus sumbawensis Bleeker, 1848
    Scarus gymnognathos Bleeker, 1853
    Scarus celebicus Bleeker, 1854
    Pseudoscarus margaritus Cartier, 1874
    Pseudoscarus goldiei Macleay, 1883
    Pseudoscarus platodoni Seale, 1901
    Callyodon cyanogrammus Jordan and Seale, 1906
    Pseudoscarus vitriolinus Bryan, 1906
    Callyodon rostratus Seale, 1910
    Callyodon albipunctatus Seale, 1910
    Scaridea leucotaeniata Fowler, 1944
    Xanothon bipallidus Smith, 1956
    Callyodon bipallidus Smith, 1956
  Common Name(s): uhu [Hawaiian]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                  FamilyScaridae Rafinesque, 1810 – parrotfishes, loros, poissons-perroquets  
                                        GenusChlorurus Swainson, 1839  
                                           SpeciesChlorurus sordidus (Forsskål, 1775) – uhu  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Chlorurus sordidus   
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 21-May-2001, website (version Feb-2000)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Reference for: Chlorurus sordidus   
  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   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Chlorurus sordidus   
  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 sordidus   

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