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Chaetodon argentatus

Smith & Radcliffe

Chaetodon argentatus was originally described as Chaetodon argentatus by Smith & Radcliffe in 1911. It belongs to the family Chaetodontidae. It is commonly known as Asian butterflyfish and is known Kagami-chôchô-uo in Japan, Asian butterflyfish in Philippines, Ngungu in French Polynesia, Asian butterflyfish in Micronesia, Federated States. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   argentatus
AuthorWI   Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.]
AuthorNI   Smith & Radcliffe
Qualification   ---
Year   1911
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Chaetodontidae
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Genus   Chaetodon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Chaetodontidae
Genus   Chaetodon
Original Name   Chaetodon        
Taxon Name   argentatus
Original Combination   Chaetodon argentatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chaetodon argentatus
OriginalSubGenus   Chaetodon
Original Author   Smith & Radcliffe
Original AuthorWI   Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1911
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Agojo Point, Catanduanes Islands, southern Luzon Island, Philippines.
Types   Paratypes: USNM 346582 (1).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 67353
Journal   Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   v. 40 (no. 1822)
Page   319
Illustrations   Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Chaetodon argentatus
Current Species argentatus
Current Genus Chaetodon
Current AuthorWI Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.]
Current AuthorNI Smith & Radcliffe
Current Year 1911
Current Family Chaetodontidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Inhabits rocky areas and coral reefs. Often in pairs or groups (Ref. 9710).
Depth Range From 5 to 20 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Chaetodon argentatus  Smith & Radcliffe 1911. Chaetodontidae.
Name History   •Valid as Chaetodon argentatus Smith & Radcliffe 1911 -- (Burgess 1978:411 [ref. 700], Allen 1980:161 [ref. 22764], Ida in Masuda et al. 1984:183 [ref. 6441], Pyle in Randall & Lim 2000:623 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:892 [ref. 25182], Pyle 2001:3235 [ref. 26117], Nakabo 2002:892 [ref. 26193], Smith et al. 2003:303 [ref. 27125], Motomura et al. 2010:134 [ref. 31256], Zuo & Tang 2011:1004 [ref. 32151], Allen & Erdmann 2012:518 [ref. 31980], Koeda et al. 2016:52 [ref. 35333], Koeda et al. 2016:8 [ref. 35354]).

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abhortani Chaetodon abhortani Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
abudafar Chaetodon abudafur Forsskål [P. S.] 1775Synonym
abudafur Dascyllus abudafur Forsskål [P. S.] 1775Valid
abudafur hanni Chaetodon abudafur hanni Forsskål [P. S.] 1775Synonym
abudafur jahud Chaetodon abudafur jahud Forsskål [P. S.] 1775No types known
aculeatus Chaetodon aculeatus (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
aculeatus Chaetodon aculeatus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
acuminatus Chaetodon acuminatus Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
adiergastos Chaetodon adiergastos Seale [A.] 1910Valid
albicans Chaetodon albicans Mocigno [J. M.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831In family
albicauda Chaetodon albicauda Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
albipinnis Chaetodon albipinnis Ahl [E.] 1923Synonym
alepidotus Chaetodon alepidotus Linnaeus [C.] (ex Garden) 1766Synonym
allonge Chaetodon allonge Montrouzier [X.] 1857In family
altipinnis Chaetodon altipinnis Cadenat [J.] 1951Synonym
amplecticollis Chaetodon amplecticollis (Poey [F.] 1868)Synonym
andamanensis Chaetodon andamanensis Kuiter [R. H.] & Debelius [H.] 1999Valid
annularis Chaetodon annularis Bloch [M. E.] 1787Synonym
aphrodite Chaetodon aphrodite Ogilby [J. D.] 1889Synonym
arabica Chaetodon arabica Steindachner [F.] 1899Synonym
arabicus Chaetodon arabicus Walbaum [J. J.] 1792Synonym
araneus Chaetodon araneus Bennett [J. W.] 1830Synonym
arcuanus Chaetodon arcuanus Gmelin [J. F.] 1789Synonym
arcuatus Chaetodon arcuatus Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
argenteus Chaetodon argenteus Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
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