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Chromis elerae

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Chromis elerae was originally described as Chromis elerae by Fowler & Bean in 1928. It belongs to the family Pomacentridae and subfamily Chrominae. It is commonly known as Twinspot chromis but has many other common names such as in Australia as Twin-spot chromis, in Australia as Twinspot chromis, in Australia as Twinspot puller , in USA (contiguous states) as Twinspot chromis, in Japan as Taiwan-suzumedai, in Papua New Guinea as Twin-spot chromis. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Indo-West Pacific: Maldives and Cocos-Keeling Islands to Micronesia and Fiji, Australia to Taiwan.
Species   elerae
AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.] & Bean [B. A.]
AuthorNI   Fowler & Bean
Qualification   ---
Year   1928
Status   Valid
Class   --- ---
Order   --- ---
Family   Pomacentridae
Subfamily   Chrominae Chrominae
Genus   Chromis
Subgenus   ---

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Family   Pomacentridae
Subfamily   Chrominae
Genus   Chromis
Original Name   Chromis        
Taxon Name   elerae
Original Combination   Chromis elerae
Original Genus   Chromis
Original Genus Species   Chromis elerae
OriginalSubGenus   Chromis
Original Author   Fowler & Bean
Original AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.] & Bean [B. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1928
Original Family   Pomacentridae
Original SubFamily   Chrominae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Pasacao, Ragay Gulf, Philippines.
Types   Paratypes: (16) ANSP 85281 (1); USNM 98716-20 (1, 2, 1, 1, 1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:145 [ref. 13621].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 89955
Journal   Bull. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   No. 100, v. 7
Page   52
Illustrations   Pl. 4

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Chromis elerae
Current Species   elerae
Current Genus   Chromis
Current AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.] & Bean [B. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Fowler & Bean
Current Year   1928
Current Family   Pomacentridae
Current Subfamily   Chrominae Chrominae

Habitat   reef-associated        
Water   Salt water
Habitat Notes   Inhabits cave openings and crevices of steep outer reef slopes in small aggregations (Ref. 9710).
Depth Range   From 12 to 70 meters.
   
Distribution   Indo-West Pacific: Maldives and Cocos-Keeling Islands to Micronesia and Fiji, Australia to Taiwan.

Current Summary   Valid as Chromis elerae  Fowler & Bean 1928. Pomacentridae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Chromis elerae  Fowler & Bean 1928 -- (Ida in Masuda et al. 1984:193 [ref. 6441], Randall et al. 1990:258 [ref. 15987], Allen 1991:239 [ref. 19344], Allen 1997:168 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:258 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:178 [ref. 23965], Nakabo 2000:922 [ref. 25182], Allen 2000:108 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:266 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:37 [ref. 25847], Allen 2001:3343 [ref. 26132], Nakabo 2002:922 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:45 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:632 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:20 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:356 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:1448 [ref. 29090], Allen & Erdmann 2012:580 [ref. 31980]).

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abrupta Chromis abrupta Randall [J. E.] 2001Valid
abyssicola Chromis abyssicola Allen [G. R.] & Randall [J. E.] 1985Valid
abyssus Chromis abyssus Pyle [R. L.], Earle [J. L.] & Greene [B. D.] 2008Valid
acares Chromis acares Randall [J. E.] & Swerdloff [S. N.] 1973Valid
acuticeps Chromis acuticeps Steindachner [F.] 1866Synonym
agilis Chromis agilis Smith [J. L. B.] 1960Valid
albicauda Chromis albicauda Allen [G. R.] & Erdmann [M. V.] 2009Valid
albomaculata Chromis albomaculata Kamohara [T.] 1960Valid
albomaculatus Chromis albomaculatus Kamohara [T.] 1960Synonym
alleni Chromis alleni Randall [J. E.], Ida [H.] & Moyer [J. T.] 1981Valid
alpha Chromis alpha Randall [J. E.] 1988Valid
alta Chromis alta Greenfield [D. W.] & Woods [L. P.] 1980Valid
amboinensis Chromis amboinensis (Bleeker [P.] 1871)Valid
analis Chromis analis (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
andreae Chromis andreae Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
angulatus Chromis angulatus (Bleeker [P.] 1845)Not available
athena Chromis athena Allen [G. R.] & Erdmann [M. V.] 2008Valid
atrilobata Chromis (Furcaria) atrilobata Gill [T. N.] 1862Synonym
atrilobata Chromis atrilobata Gill [T. N.] 1862Valid
atripectoralis Chromis atripectoralis Welander [A. D.] & Schultz [L. P.] 1951Valid
atripes Chromis atripes Fowler [H. W.] & Bean [B. A.] 1928Valid
aurata Chromis aurata Boulenger [G. A.] 1897Synonym
auratus Chromis auratus Boulenger [G. A.] 1897Synonym
aureus Chromis aureus Steindachner [F.] 1864Synonym
axillaris Chromis axillaris (Bennett [E. T.] 1831)Valid
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