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Heteroscarus acroptilus

(Richardson 1846)
  

Heteroscarus acroptilus was originally described as Scarus acroptilus by Richardson in 1846. It belongs to the family Odacidae. It is commonly known as Rainbow cale. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Australia: New South Wales to southern Australia and to Western Australia.
Species   acroptilus
AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
AuthorNI   Richardson
Qualification   ---
Year   1846
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Labriformes Labriformes
Family   Odacidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Heteroscarus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Labriformes
Family   Odacidae
Genus   Heteroscarus
Original Name   Scarus        
Taxon Name   acroptilus
Original Combination   Scarus acroptilus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scarus acroptilus
OriginalSubGenus   Scarus
Original Author   Richardson
Original AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1846
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Coasts of Australia.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   69

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Heteroscarus acroptilus
Current Species   acroptilus
Current Genus   Heteroscarus
Current AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
Current AuthorNI   Richardson
Current Year   1846
Current Family   Odacidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   demersal        
Water   Salt water
   
Distribution   Australia: New South Wales to southern Australia and to Western Australia.

Current Summary   Valid as Heteroscarus acroptilus  (Richardson 1846). Odacidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Odax acroptilus  (Richardson 1846) -- (Gomon & Paxton 1986:33 [ref. 5656], Kuiter 1993:308 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:702 [ref. 22532], Kuiter 1997:312 [ref. 25488], Hutchins 2001:269 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:39 [ref. 25847], Bray & Hoese 2006:1421 [ref. 29049]). • Valid as Heteroscarus acroptilus  (Richardson 1846) -- (Gomon 2008:661 [ref. 30616]).

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castelnaui Heteroscarus castelnaui Macleay [W.] 1878Synonym
elegans Heteroscarus elegans Steindachner [F.] 1884Synonym
filamentosus Heteroscarus filamentosus Castelnau [F. L. de] 1872Synonym
macleayi Heteroscarus macleayi McCoy [F.] 1888Synonym
modestus Heteroscarus modestus Castelnau [F. L. de] 1872Synonym
tenuiceps Heteroscarus tenuiceps De Vis [C. W.] 1885Synonym
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