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Taxon: Genus Chaetodon Linnaeus, 1758 (fish)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Actinopterygii - (Order) Perciformes - (Family) Chaetodontidae

Current position

Chaetodontidae (Family) Rafinesque, 1815 Ref: N. Bailly et al., 2001: 371.

Alternative positions

Chaetodontinae (Subfamily) Rafinesque, 1815 Ref: R.A. Fritzsche, 1982: 924.
Thoracici (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: [von] Linné, C., 1766: 460.

Original position

Thoracici (Order) Linnaeus, 1758

Original entries

Chaetodon acuminatus Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon arcuatus Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon argenteus Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon aruanus Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon canescens Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon capistratus Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon ciliaris Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon cornutus Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon lanceolatus Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon lineatus Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon macrolepidotus Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon nigricans Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon pinnatus Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon punctatus Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon rostratus Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon rotundus Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon saxatilis Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon striatus Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon triostegus Linnaeus, 1758
Chaetodon vagabundus Linnaeus, 1758

Historical positions

Chaetodontidae (Family) Rafinesque, 1815 Ref: N. Bailly et al., 2001: 371.
Chaetodontinae (Subfamily) Rafinesque, 1815 Ref: R.A. Fritzsche, 1982: 924.
Thoracici (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. a Linné, 1766: 423, 460.
Thoracici (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. Linnaeus, 1758: 242, 272. [new position]

Number of Subtaxa

2022 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 90s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [90s]
1990-present R. Froese & D. Pauly: 26 Sep 2005 [90s]
1982 R.A. Fritzsche 13sg
1758 C. Linnaeus [20s]
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