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Rhomboplites aurorubens

(Cuvier 1829)

Rhomboplites aurorubens was originally described as Centropristes aurorubens by Cuvier in 1829. It belongs to the family Lutjanidae and subfamily Lutjaninae. It is commonly known as Vermilion snapper but has many other common names such as vermilion snapper in USA (contiguous states), Benifuedai in Japan, Carapitanga in Brazil, Pargo colorado in Mexico, Camaronero in Colombia, Pargo colorado in Colombia. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Atlantic.
Species   aurorubens
AuthorWI   Cuvier [G.]
AuthorNI   Cuvier
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1829
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Lutjanidae
Lutjaninae Lutjaninae
Genus   Rhomboplites
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Lutjanidae
Subfamily   Lutjaninae
Genus   Rhomboplites
Original Name   Centropristes        
Taxon Name   aurorubens
Original Combination   Centropristes aurorubens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Centropristes aurorubens
OriginalSubGenus   Centropristes
Original Author   Cuvier
Original AuthorWI   Cuvier [G.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1829
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Lutjaninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Brazil; Martinique Island, West Indies; Santo Domingo.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1981:7 [ref. 21549].
Primary Code   ---
Page   45

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Rhomboplites aurorubens
Current Species   aurorubens
Current Genus Rhomboplites
Current AuthorWI Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Jordan & Gilbert
Current Year   1829
Current Family Lutjanidae
Current Subfamily
Lutjaninae Lutjaninae

Habitat demersal        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 300 meters.
Distribution Western Atlantic.

Current Summary   Valid as Rhomboplites aurorubens  (Cuvier 1829). Lutjanidae.
Name History   • Valid as Rhomboplites aurorubens  (Cuvier 1829) -- (Matsuura in Uyeno et al. 1983:342 [ref. 14275], Allen 1985:157 [ref. 6843], Robins & Ray 1986:173 [ref. 23100], Anderson 1987:19 [ref. 13770], Boschung 1992:138 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:356 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:154 [ref. 24474], Aguilera 1998:50 [ref. 24221], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:255 [ref. 25013], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:161 [ref. 27754], Camargo & Isaac 2001:142 [ref. 27639], Moore et al. 2003:226 [ref. 27076], Anderson 2003:1504 [ref. 27091], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:83 [ref. 27192] dated 1828, Nelson et al. 2004:143 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:337 [ref. 28815], Page et al. 2013:147 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:52 [ref. 33341]).

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ariommus Rhomboplites ariommus (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1883)Synonym
aurorubens lata Rhomboplites aurorubens lata Borodin [N. A.] 1928--
elegans Rhomboplites elegans (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
lata Rhomboplites lata Borodin [N. A.] 1928Action
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