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Halichoeres  Rüppell, 1835
Taxonomic Serial No.: 170501

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Artisia de Beaufort, 1939
    Choerojulis Gill, 1862
    Platyglossus Bleeker, 1862
    Hemiulis Swainson, 1839
    Hemijulis Bonaparte, 1841
    Hemitautoga Bleeker, 1862
    Guentheria Bleeker, 1862
    Pseudojulis Bleeker, 1862
    Pusa Jordan and Gilbert, 1879
    Emmeekia Jordan and Evermann, 1896
    Iridio Jordan and Evermann, 1896
    Julidio Jordan and Evermann, 1896
    Octocynodon Fowler, 1904
    Halinanodes Whitley, 1931
  Common Name(s): wrasses [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderLabroidei  – parrotfishes, rainbowfishes, wrasses, labres, poissons-perroquets  
                                  FamilyLabridae Cuvier, 1816 – rainbowfishes, wrasses, labres, labridés, doncellas y señoritas  
                                     GenusHalichoeres Rüppell, 1835 – wrasses  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Halichoeres adustus (Gilbert, 1890) – black wrasse, señorita negra 
                                        Species Halichoeres aestuaricola Bussing, 1972 – mangrove wrasse, señorita de manglar 
                                        Species Halichoeres argus (Bloch and Schneider, 1801)  
                                        Species Halichoeres bathyphilus (Beebe and Tee-Van, 1932) – greenband wrasse, doncella cintaverde 
                                        Species Halichoeres bicolor (Bloch and Schneider, 1801)  
                                        Species Halichoeres binotopsis (Bleeker, 1849) – banded rainbowfish 
                                        Species Halichoeres biocellatus Schultz in Schultz, Chapman, Lachner and Wood, 1960  
                                        Species Halichoeres bivittatus (Bloch, 1791) – slippery dick, doncella rayada 
                                        Species Halichoeres bleekeri (Steindachner and Döderlein, 1887)  
                                        Species Halichoeres brasiliensis (Bloch, 1791)  
                                        Species Halichoeres brownfieldi (Whitley, 1945)  
                                        Species Halichoeres caudalis (Poey, 1860) – painted wrasse, doncella pintada 
                                        Species Halichoeres chierchiae Di Caporiacco, 1948 – señorita herida, wounded wrasse 
                                        Species Halichoeres chlorocephalus Kuiter and Randall, 1995  
                                        Species Halichoeres chloropterus (Bloch, 1791)  
                                        Species Halichoeres chrysus Randall, 1981  
                                        Species Halichoeres cosmetus Randall and Smith, 1982  
                                        Species Halichoeres cyanocephalus (Bloch, 1791) – yellowcheek wrasse, doncella cabeciplateada 
                                        Species Halichoeres discolor Bussing, 1983  
                                        Species Halichoeres dispilus (Günther, 1864) – chameleon wrasse, señorita camaleón 
                                        Species Halichoeres garnoti (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1839) – yellowhead wrasse, doncella cabeciamarilla 
                                        Species Halichoeres hartzfeldii (Bleeker, 1852)  
                                        Species Halichoeres hortulanus (Lacépède, 1801)  
                                        Species Halichoeres insularis Allen and Robertson, 1992 – señorita de Socorro, Socorro wrasse 
                                        Species Halichoeres iridis Randall and Smith, 1982  
                                        Species Halichoeres kallochroma (Bleeker, 1853)  
                                        Species Halichoeres lapillus Smith, 1947 – jewelled wrasse 
                                        Species Halichoeres leptotaenia Randall and Earle, 1994  
                                        Species Halichoeres leucoxanthus Randall and Smith, 1982  
                                        Species Halichoeres leucurus (Walbaum, 1792)  
                                        Species Halichoeres maculipinna (Müller and Troschel in Schomburgk, 1848) – clown wrasse, doncella payaso 
                                        Species Halichoeres malpelo Allen and Robertson, 1992  
                                        Species Halichoeres margaritaceus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1839) – saddled rainmbowfish 
                                        Species Halichoeres marginatus Rüppell, 1835 – saddled rainbowfish 
                                        Species Halichoeres melanochir Fowler and Bean, 1928  
                                        Species Halichoeres melanotis (Gilbert, 1890) – golden wrasse, señorita dorada 
                                        Species Halichoeres melanurus (Bleeker, 1851) – duskytailed rainbowfish 
                                        Species Halichoeres melas Randall and Earle, 1994  
                                        Species Halichoeres melasmapomus Randall, 1981  
                                        Species Halichoeres miniatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1839) – spotted-finned rainbowfish 
                                        Species Halichoeres nebulosus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1839) – clouded rainbowfish 
                                        Species Halichoeres nicholsi (Jordan and Gilbert, 1882) – spinster wrasse, señorita solterona 
                                        Species Halichoeres nigrescens (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) – dusky rainbowfish 
                                        Species Halichoeres notospilus (Günther, 1864) – banded wrasse, señorita listada 
                                        Species Halichoeres orientalis Randall, 1999  
                                        Species Halichoeres ornatissimus (Garrett, 1863)  
                                        Species Halichoeres pallidus Kuiter and Randall, 1995  
                                        Species Halichoeres papilionaceus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1839)  
                                        Species Halichoeres pardaleocephalus (Bleeker, 1849)  
                                        Species Halichoeres pelicieri Randall and Smith, 1982  
                                        Species Halichoeres pictus (Poey, 1860) – rainbow wrasse, doncella arcoiris 
                                        Species Halichoeres podostigma (Bleeker, 1854)  
                                        Species Halichoeres poeyi (Steindachner, 1867) – blackear wrasse, doncella ojinegra, doncella orejinegra 
                                        Species Halichoeres prosopeion (Bleeker, 1853)  
                                        Species Halichoeres radiatus (Linnaeus, 1758) – puddingwife, doncella pudín, doncella azulada 
                                        Species Halichoeres raisneri Baldwin and McCosker, 2001  
                                        Species Halichoeres richmondi Fowler and Bean, 1928  
                                        Species Halichoeres rubricephalus Kuiter and Randall, 1995  
                                        Species Halichoeres salmofasciatus Allen and Robertson, 2002  
                                        Species Halichoeres scapularis (Bennett, 1832) – zigzaz rainbowfish 
                                        Species Halichoeres semicinctus (Ayres, 1859) – rock wrasse, señorita piedrera 
                                        Species Halichoeres signifer Randall and Earle, 1994  
                                        Species Halichoeres socialis Randall and Lobel, 2003  
                                        Species Halichoeres solorensis (Bleeker, 1853)  
                                        Species Halichoeres stigmaticus Randall and Smith, 1982  
                                        Species Halichoeres tenuispinis (Günther, 1862)  
                                        Species Halichoeres timorensis (Bleeker, 1852)  
                                        Species Halichoeres trimaculatus (Quoy and Gaimard, 1834) – spottail rainbowfish 
                                        Species Halichoeres trispilus Randall and Smith, 1982  
                                        Species Halichoeres vrolikii (Bleeker, 1855)  
                                        Species Halichoeres zeylonicus (Bennett, 1833)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Halichoeres   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Halichoeres   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Halichoeres   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Halichoeres   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Parenti, Paola, and John E. Randall  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: An annotated checklist of the species of the Labroid fish families Labridae and Scaridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ichthyological Bulletin of the J. L. B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, no. 68   
  Page(s): 97   
  Publisher: J. L. B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology   
  Publication Place: Rhodes Univ., Grahamstown, South Africa   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0073-4381   
  Reference for: Halichoeres   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Halichoeres   

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