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Sparisoma melanotis

(Bleeker 1862)

Sparisoma melanotis was originally described as Scarus melanotis by Bleeker in 1862. It belongs to the family Scaridae and subfamily Sparisomatinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanotis
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1862
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Labriformes Labriformes
Family   Scaridae
Sparisomatinae Sparisomatinae
Genus   Sparisoma
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Labriformes
Family   Scaridae
Subfamily   Sparisomatinae
Genus   Sparisoma
Original Name   Scarus        
Taxon Name   melanotis
Original Combination   Scarus melanotis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scarus melanotis
OriginalSubGenus   Scarus
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1862
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Sparisomatinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   St. Croix Island, Virgin Islands, West Indies.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   whereabouts unknown
Page   126 [4]

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Sparisoma viride
Current Species   viride
Current Genus Sparisoma
Current AuthorWI Bonnaterre [J. P.]
Current AuthorNI   Bonnaterre
Current Year   1788
Current Family Scaridae
Current Subfamily
Sparisomatinae Sparisomatinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Sparisoma viride  (Bonnaterre 1788). Scaridae: Sparisomatinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Sparisoma viride (Bonnaterre 1788) -- (Parenti & Randall 2000:61 [ref. 24943]).

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elongatum Sparisoma elongatum Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1928Synonym
emarginatus Sparisoma emarginatus (Poey [F.] 1868)Uncertain
erythrinoides Sparisoma erythrinoides (Guichenot [A.] 1865)Synonym
flavescens Sparisoma flavescens (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] (ex Parra) 1801)Synonym
frondosum Sparisoma frondosum (Agassiz [L.] in Spix & Agassiz 1831)Valid
frondosus Sparisoma frondosus (Agassiz [L.] in Spix & Agassiz 1831)Synonym
griseorubra Sparisoma griseorubra Cervigón [F.] 1982Synonym
griseorubrum Sparisoma griseorubrum Cervigón [F.] 1982Valid
hoplomystax Sparisoma hoplomystax (Cope [E. D.] 1871)Synonym
lacrimosus Sparisoma lacrimosus (Poey [F.] 1861)Synonym
lateralis Sparisoma lateralis (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
lorito Sparisoma lorito Jordan [D. S.] & Swain [J.] 1884Synonym
maschalespilos Sparisoma maschalespilos (Bleeker [P.] 1862)Synonym
niphobles Sparisoma niphobles Jordan [D. S.] & Bollman [C. H.] 1889Synonym
octodon Sparisoma octodon (Fowler [H. W.] 1928)Synonym
oxybrachius Sparisoma oxybrachius (Poey [F.] 1868)Synonym
pachycephalum Sparisoma pachycephalum Longley [W. H.] in Longley & Hildebrand 1941Synonym
radians Sparisoma radians (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840)Valid
rhomaleum Sparisoma rhomaleum Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1928Synonym
rocha Sparisoma rocha Pinheiro [H. T.], Gasparini [J. L.] & Sazima [I.] 2010Valid
rubiginoides Sparisoma rubiginoides (Guichenot [A.] 1865)Synonym
rubiginosus Sparisoma rubiginosus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840)Synonym
rubripinne Sparisoma rubripinne (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840)Valid
rubripinnis Sparisoma rubripinnis (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840)Synonym
siculus Sparisoma siculus (Cocco [A.] 1846)Synonym
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