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Coris  Lacépède, 1801
Taxonomic Serial No.: 170665

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Julis Cuvier, 1814
    Aygula Rafinesque, 1815
    Ctenocorissa Whitley, 1931
    Ichtycallus Swainson, 1839
    Neanis Gistel, 1848
    Hemicoris Bleeker, 1862
    Tiricoris Whitley, 1955
  Common Name(s): rainbow wrasses [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2002   

 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  
                                     GenusCoris Lacépède, 1801 – rainbow wrasses  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Coris atlantica Günther, 1862  
                                        Species Coris auricularis (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1839)  
                                        Species Coris aurilineata Randall and Kuiter, 1982  
                                        Species Coris aygula Lacépède, 1801 – redthroated rainbowfish 
                                        Species Coris ballieui Vaillant and Sauvage, 1875 – pink wrasse 
                                        Species Coris batuensis (Bleeker, 1856-57)  
                                        Species Coris bulbifrons Randall and Kuiter, 1982  
                                        Species Coris caudimacula (Quoy and Gaimard, 1834)  
                                        Species Coris centralis Randall, 1999  
                                        Species Coris cuvieri (Bennett, 1831)  
                                        Species Coris debueni Randall, 1999  
                                        Species Coris dorsomacula Fowler, 1908  
                                        Species Coris flavovittata (Bennett, 1828)  
                                        Species Coris formosa (Bennett, 1830)  
                                        Species Coris gaimard (Quoy and Gaimard, 1824)  
                                        Species Coris hewetti Randall, 1999  
                                        Species Coris julis (Linnaeus, 1758) – rainbow wrasse 
                                        Species Coris marquesensis Randall, 1999  
                                        Species Coris musume (Jordan and Snyder, 1904)  
                                        Species Coris nigrotaenia Mee and Hare, 1995  
                                        Species Coris picta (Bloch and Schneider, 1801)  
                                        Species Coris pictoides Randall and Kuiter, 1982  
                                        Species Coris roseoviridis Randall, 1999  
                                        Species Coris sandeyeri (Hector, 1884)  
                                        Species Coris schroederii (Bleeker, 1858)  
                                        Species Coris variegata (Rüppell, 1835)  
                                        Species Coris venusta Vaillant and Sauvage, 1875  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 21-May-2001, website (version Feb-2000)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Reference for: Coris   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Coris   
  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: Coris   
  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: Coris   
  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: rainbow wrasses[English]   

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