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Wetmorella albofasciata

Schultz & Marshall

Wetmorella albofasciata was originally described as Wetmorella albofasciata by Schultz & Marshall in 1954. It belongs to the family Labridae. It is commonly known as Whitebanded sharpnose wrasse but has many other common names such as Whitebanded sharpnose wrasse in Australia, Diagonal-lined wrasse in Christmas Island (Australia.), White-barred pigmy wrasse in Guam, White-barred pigmy wrasse in Micronesia, Federated States, La'ofia in Samoa. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   albofasciata
AuthorWI   Schultz [L. P.] & Marshall [N. B.]
AuthorNI   Schultz & Marshall
Qualification   ---
Year   1954
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Labriformes Labriformes
Family   Labridae
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Genus   Wetmorella
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Labriformes
Family   Labridae
Genus   Wetmorella
Original Name   Wetmorella        
Taxon Name   albofasciata
Original Combination   Wetmorella albofasciata
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Wetmorella albofasciata
OriginalSubGenus   Wetmorella
Original Author   Schultz & Marshall
Original AuthorWI   Schultz [L. P.] & Marshall [N. B.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1954
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Mabul Island, off southeastern Sabah, Malaysia.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   USNM 93504
Journal   Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   v. 103 (no. 3327)
Page   446
Illustrations   Pl. 12 (fig. E)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Wetmorella albofasciata
Current Species   albofasciata
Current Genus Wetmorella
Current AuthorWI Schultz [L. P.] & Marshall [N. B.]
Current AuthorNI   Schultz & Marshall
Current Year   1954
Current Family Labridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Inhabits caves or crevices of lagoon and seaward reefs. Specimens usually taken at depths of at least 30 m.
Depth Range From 8 to 42 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Wetmorella albofasciata  Schultz & Marshall 1954. Labridae.
Name History   •Valid as Wetmorella albofasciata Schultz & Marshall 1954 -- (Randall et al. 1990:340 [ref. 15987], Allen 1997:196 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:278 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:340 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:194 [ref. 23965], Allen 2000:91 [ref. 37268], Parenti & Randall 2000:47 [ref. 24943], Hutchins 2001:269 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:39 [ref. 25847], Westneat 2001:3403 [ref. 26277], Allen & Adrim 2003:51 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:634 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:23 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:442 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:449 [ref. 28379], Allen et al. 2006:1416 [ref. 29095], Randall 2007:330 [ref. 30952], Kuiter 2010:169 [ref. 35285], Allen & Erdmann 2012:724 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:139 [ref. 33932], Fricke et al. 2018:295 [ref. 35805], Fricke et al. 2019:240 [ref. 36673]).

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bifasciata Wetmorella bifasciata Schultz [L. P.] & Marshall [N. B.] 1954Synonym
nigropinnata Wetmorella nigropinnata (Seale [A.] 1901)Valid
nigropunctata Wetmorella nigropunctata (Seale [A.] 1901)Synonym
ocellata Wetmorella ocellata Schultz [L. P.] & Marshall [N. B.] 1954Synonym
philippina Wetmorella philippina Fowler [H. W.] & Bean [B. A.] 1928Synonym
philippina bifasciata Wetmorella philippina bifasciata Schultz [L. P.] & Marshall [N. B.] 1954Synonym
tanakai Wetmorella tanakai Randall [J. E.] & Kuiter [R. H.] 2007Valid
triocellata Wetmorella triocellata Schultz [L. P.] & Marshall [N. B.] 1954Synonym
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