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Stegastes nigricans  (Lacépède, 1802)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 615111

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Pomacentrus nigricans (Lacépède, 1802)
 
    Abudefduf tamaii Aoyagi, 1941
 
    Pomacentrus scolopseus Quoy and Gaimard, 1825
 
    Pomacentrus subniger De Vis, 1885
 
    Pomacentrus taeniops Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830
 
    Pomacentrus scolopsis Günther, 1862
 
  Common Name(s): dusky damselfish [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderLabroidei  – parrotfishes, rainbowfishes, wrasses, labres, poissons-perroquets  
                                  FamilyPomacentridae  – damselfishes, demoiselles, castañetas y jaquetas, sergents  
                                     GenusStegastes Jenyns, 1840  
                                        SpeciesStegastes nigricans (Lacépède, 1802) – dusky damselfish  
       

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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 28-Mar-2002, website (version 15-Feb-02)  
  Acquired: 2002   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Stegastes nigricans   
       
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