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Siganus virgatus

(Valenciennes 1835)

Siganus virgatus was originally described as Amphacanthus virgatus by Valenciennes in 1835. It belongs to the family Siganidae. It is commonly known as Barhead spinefoot but has many other common names such as in Australia as Doublebar rabbitfish , in USA (contiguous states) as Barhead spinefoot, in Japan as Hime-aigo, in Philippines as Danggit, in France as Sigan àdeux bandes. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Indo-West Pacific: India and Sri Lanka to Australia, north to Ryukyu Islands.
Species   virgatus
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1835
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Siganidae
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Genus   Siganus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Siganidae
Genus   Siganus
Original Name   Amphacanthus        
Taxon Name   virgatus
Original Combination   Amphacanthus virgatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Amphacanthus virgatus
OriginalSubGenus   Amphacanthus
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1835
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Java, Indonesia.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot 1965:575 [ref. 19223] but Bauchot's use of "Holotype" not regarded as lectotype designation. For lectotype designation and information on types see Woodland 1990:88 [ref. 19220].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   MNHN A-6705
Page   133

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Siganus virgatus
Current Species   virgatus
Current Genus   Siganus
Current AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
Current AuthorNI   Richardson
Current Year   1835
Current Family   Siganidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   reef-associated        
Water   Brackish and Salt water
Distribution   Indo-West Pacific: India and Sri Lanka to Australia, north to Ryukyu Islands.

Current Summary   Valid as Siganus virgatus  (Valenciennes 1835). Siganidae.
Name History   • Valid as Siganus virgatus  (Valenciennes 1835) -- (Kishimoto in Masuda et al. 1984:233 [ref. 6441], Allen & Swainston 1988:138 [ref. 25477], Randall et al. 1990:436 [ref. 15987], Woodland 1990:86 [ref. 19220], Krishnan & Mishra 1994:299 [ref. 24014], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:550 [ref. 27969], Larson & Williams 1997:372 [ref. 23967], Kuiter 1997:378 [ref. 25488], Myers 1999:266 [ref. 23965], Woodland in Randall & Lim 2000:641 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1317 [ref. 25182], Allen 2000:122 [ref. 25868], Kuiter & Debelius 2001:167 [ref. 26232], Sakai et. al. 2001:121 [ref. 25693], Woodland 2001:3647 [ref. 26300], Nakabo 2002:1317 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:62 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S120 [ref. 27377], Adrim et al. 2004:126 [ref. 27715], Allen et al. 2006:1727 [ref. 29090], Kimura in Kimura & Matsuura 2009:299 [ref. 31172], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1015 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:213 [ref. 32988], Kottelat 2013:441 [ref. 32989]).

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abhortoni Siganus abhortoni (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Synonym
albopunctatus Siganus albopunctatus (Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1845)Synonym
argenteus Siganus argenteus (Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1825)Valid
aurantiacus Siganus aurantiacus (Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1845)Synonym
aurolineatus Siganus aurolineatus Ogilby [J. D.] 1912Synonym
brevirostris Siganus brevirostris (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
brunneus Siganus brunneus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803)Uncertain
calcaratus Siganus calcaratus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802)Action
canaliculatus Siganus canaliculatus (Park [M.] 1797)Valid
capricornensis Siganus capricornensis Whitley [G. P.] 1926Synonym
chrysospilos Siganus chrysospilos (Bleeker [P.] 1852)Synonym
chrysospilus Siganus chrysospilus (Bleeker [P.] 1852)Spelling
concatenatus Siganus concatenatus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Synonym
concatinatus Siganus concatinatus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Synonym
concavocephalus Siganus concavocephalus Paradice [W. E. J.] in Paradice & Whitley 1927Uncertain
consobrinus Siganus consobrinus Ogilby [J. D.] 1912Synonym
corallinus Siganus corallinus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Valid
cyanotaenia Siganus cyanotaenia (Bleeker [P.] 1853)Synonym
doliatus Siganus doliatus Guérin-Méneville [F. E.] 1829-38Valid
dorsalis Siganus dorsalis (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Synonym
firmamentum Siganus firmamentum (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835)Synonym
flava Siganus flava (De Vis [C. W.] 1884)Synonym
fuscenaus Siganus fuscenaus (Houttuyn [M.] 1782)Synonym
fuscescens Siganus fuscescens (Houttuyn [M.] 1782)Valid
fuscus Siganus fuscus Griffith [E.] & Smith [C. H.] 1834Synonym
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