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Scorpis violacea

(Hutton 1873)

Scorpis violacea was originally described as Ditrema violacea by Hutton in 1873. It belongs to the family Kyphosidae and subfamily Scorpidinae. It is commonly known as Blue maomao and is known Violet sweep in Australia, Hardbelly in USA (contiguous states), Blue maomao in New Zealand. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Southwestern Pacific.
Species   violacea
AuthorWI   Hutton [F. W.]
AuthorNI   Hutton
Qualification   ---
Year   1873
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Kyphosidae
Scorpidinae Scorpidinae
Genus   Scorpis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Kyphosidae
Subfamily   Scorpidinae
Genus   Scorpis
Original Name   Ditrema        
Taxon Name   violacea
Original Combination   Ditrema violacea
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Ditrema violacea
OriginalSubGenus   Ditrema
Original Author   Hutton
Original AuthorWI   Hutton [F. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1873
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Scorpidinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Wellington, New Zealand.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   261
Illustrations   Pl. 8 (fig. 31b)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Scorpis violacea
Current Species   violacea
Current Genus Scorpis
Current AuthorWI Hutton [F. W.]
Current AuthorNI   Hutton
Current Year   1873
Current Family Kyphosidae
Current Subfamily
Scorpidinae Scorpidinae

Habitat benthopelagic        
Water Salt water
Distribution Southwestern Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Scorpis violacea  (Hutton 1873). Kyphosidae: Scorpidinae.
Name History   • Valid as Scorpis violaceus  (Hutton 1873) -- (Paulin et al. 1989:193 [ref. 24556], Francis 1993:162 [ref. 25479], Knudsen & Clements 2013:84 [ref. 33031]). • Valid as Scorpis violacea  (Hutton 1873) -- (Kuiter 1993:209 [ref. 23929], Hoese & Bray 2006:1326 [ref. 29000]).

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aequipinnis Scorpis aequipinnis Richardson [J.] 1848Valid
australis Scorpis australis Guichenot [A.] 1879Uncertain
boops Scorpis boops Peters [W. C. H.] 1866Action
californiensis Scorpis californiensis Steindachner [F.] 1876Synonym
chilensis Scorpis chilensis Guichenot [A.] 1848Valid
fairchildi Scorpis fairchildi Hector [J.] 1875Synonym
georgiana Scorpis georgiana Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1832Valid
georgianus Scorpis georgianus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1832Synonym
hectori Scorpis hectori Hutton [F. W.] 1872Synonym
lineolata Scorpis lineolata Kner [R.] 1865Valid
lineolatus Scorpis lineolatus Kner [R.] 1865Synonym
lithophilus Scorpis lithophilus Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1908Synonym
oblungus Scorpis oblungus Canestrini [G.] 1869Uncertain
rhombeus Scorpis rhombeus Guichenot [A.] 1879Action
richardsonii Scorpis richardsonii Steindachner [F.] 1866Synonym
vinosa Scorpis vinosa Alleyne [H. G.] & Macleay [W.] 1877Synonym
violaceus Scorpis violaceus (Hutton [F. W.] 1873)Spelling
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