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Heniochus excelsa

(Jordan 1921)

Heniochus excelsa was originally described as Loa excelsa by Jordan in 1921. It belongs to the family Chaetodontidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   excelsa
AuthorWI   Jordan [D. S.]
AuthorNI   Jordan
Qualification   ---
Year   1921
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Chaetodontidae
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Genus   Heniochus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Chaetodontidae
Genus   Heniochus
Original Name   Loa        
Taxon Name   excelsa
Original Combination   Loa excelsa
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Loa excelsa
OriginalSubGenus   Loa
Original Author   Jordan
Original AuthorWI   Jordan [D. S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1921
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off lava flow from Mauna Loa, Alika, Kau District, Hawaii Island, Hawaiian Islands.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   USNM 84094
Page   652
Illustrations   Fig. 6

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Roa excelsa
Current Species excelsa
Current Genus Roa
Current AuthorWI Jordan [D. S.]
Current AuthorNI Jordan
Current Year 1921
Current Family Chaetodontidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Roa excelsa  (Jordan 1921). Chaetodontidae.
Name History   •Valid as Chaetodon excelsa (Jordan 1921) -- (Burgess 1978:363 [ref. 700], Yamakawa & Tameka in Okamura et al. 1982:249 [ref. 8256], Randall 1995:249 [ref. 22896], Myers & Donaldson 2003:629 [ref. 27495]). •Synonym of Chaetodon modestus Temminck & Schlegel 1844 -- (Allen 1980:162 [ref. 22764]). •Valid as Roa excelsa (Jordan 1921) -- (Smith et al. 2003:302 [ref. 27125], Kuiter 2004:167 [ref. 27778], Mundy 2005:402 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:291 [ref. 30952], Rocha et al. 2017:130 [ref. 35651], Uejo et al. 2020:[7] [ref. 37307]).

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acuminatus Heniochus acuminatus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
bifasciatus Heniochus bifasciatus (Shaw [G.] 1803)Synonym
bleekeri Heniochus bleekeri (Castelnau [F. L.] 1875)Synonym
chrysostomus Heniochus chrysostomus Lay [G. T.] & Bennett [E. T.] (ex Solander) 1839In family
chrysostomus Heniochus chrysostomus Cuvier [G.] (ex Solander) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Valid
diphreutes Heniochus diphreutes Jordan [D. S.] 1903Valid
drepanoides Heniochus drepanoides Thiollière [V. J. de l'I.] in Montrouzier 1857Synonym
intermedius Heniochus intermedius Steindachner [F.] 1893Valid
macrolepidotus Heniochus macrolepidotus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
melanistion Heniochus melanistion Bleeker [P.] 1854Synonym
monoceros Heniochus monoceros Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Valid
mycteryzans Heniochus mycteryzans (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
nigrirostris Heniochus nigrirostris (Gill [T. N.] 1862)Synonym
permutatus Heniochus permutatus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
pleurotaenia Heniochus pleurotaenia Ahl [E.] 1923Valid
singularius Heniochus singularius Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] 1911Valid
taurichthys Heniochus taurichthys (Swainson [W.] 1839)Synonym
varius Heniochus varius (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Valid
viridis Heniochus viridis (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831)Synonym
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