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Scarus viridifucatus

(Smith 1956)
  

Scarus viridifucatus was originally described as Callyodon viridifucatus by Smith in 1956. It belongs to the family Scaridae. It is commonly known as Round-head parrotfish and is known in Mozambique as Papagaio cabeça redonda, in France as Perroquet tête ronde, in Micronesia, Federated States as Greenlip parrotfish, in Spain as Loro calabaza, in United Kingdom as Round-head parrotfish. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Southern Red Sea, western Indian Ocean: East Africa and Mauritius (Mascarenes), Cocos-Keeling Islands, east to Andaman Sea and Bali (Indonesia).
Species   viridifucatus
AuthorWI   Smith [J. L. B.]
AuthorNI   Smith
Qualification   ---
Year   1956
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Labriformes Labriformes
Family   Scaridae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Scarus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Labriformes
Family   Scaridae
Genus   Scarus
Original Name   Callyodon        
Taxon Name   viridifucatus
Original Combination   Callyodon viridifucatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Callyodon viridifucatus
OriginalSubGenus   Callyodon
Original Author   Smith
Original AuthorWI   Smith [J. L. B.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1956
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Shimoni, Kenya, Western Indian Ocean.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 74
Page   12
Illustrations   Pl. 42 (figs. B, I)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Scarus viridifucatus
Current Species   viridifucatus
Current Genus   Scarus
Current AuthorWI   Smith [J. L. B.]
Current AuthorNI   Smith
Current Year   1956
Current Family   Scaridae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat reef-associated        
Water Salt water
   
Distribution Southern Red Sea, western Indian Ocean: East Africa and Mauritius (Mascarenes), Cocos-Keeling Islands, east to Andaman Sea and Bali (Indonesia).

Current Summary   Valid as Scarus viridifucatus  (Smith 1956). Scaridae: Scarinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Scarus viridifucatus  (Smith 1956) -- (Randall & Bruce 1983:34 [ref. 5412], Randall 1994:268 [ref. 21644], Bellwood 1994:68 [ref. 19116], Fricke 1999:462 [ref. 24106], Parenti & Randall 2000:60 [ref. 24943], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:103 [ref. 26368], Bellwood 2001:3472 [ref. 26278], Allen & Adrim 2003:52 [ref. 26830] as virdifucatus, Satapoomin 2009:239 [ref. 30463], Allen & Erdmann 2012:749 [ref. 31980]).

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abacurus Scarus abacurus (Jordan [D. S.] & Seale [A.] 1906)Synonym
acroptilus Scarus acroptilus Richardson [J.] 1846Synonym
acutus Scarus acutus Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
aeruginosus Scarus aeruginosus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
africanus Scarus africanus (Smith [J. L. B.] 1955)Synonym
ahula Scarus ahula Jenkins [O. P.] 1901Synonym
albipunctatus Scarus albipunctatus (Seale [A.] 1910)Synonym
alternans Scarus alternans Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
altipinnis Scarus altipinnis (Steindachner [F.] 1879)Valid
amplus Scarus amplus Ranzani [C.] 1841Synonym
apridentatus Scarus apridentatus (Smith [J. L. B.] 1956)Synonym
arabicus Scarus arabicus (Steindachner [F.] 1902)Valid
aracanga Scarus aracanga Günther [A.] 1862Synonym
arcuatus Scarus arcuatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
atomarius Scarus atomarius Poey [F.] 1861Synonym
atrilunula Scarus atrilunula Randall [J. E.] & Bruce [R. W.] 1983Synonym
atropectoralis Scarus atropectoralis Schultz [L. P.] 1958Synonym
augustinus Scarus augustinus (Kossmann [R.] & Räuber [H.] 1877)Synonym
auritus Scarus auritus Valenciennes [A.] (ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
aurofrenatus Scarus aurofrenatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
australianus Scarus australianus Paradice [W. E. J.] in Paradice & Whitley 1927Synonym
axillaris Scarus (Scarus) axillaris Steindachner [F.] 1878Synonym
axillaris Scarus axillaris Steindachner [F.] 1878Synonym
azureus Scarus azureus Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1928Synonym
balinensis Scarus balinensis Bleeker [P.] 1849Synonym
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