Halichoeres

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Halichoeres
Halichoeres hortulanus 1.JPG
Checkerboard wrasse (H. hortulanus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae
Genus: Halichoeres
Rüppell, 1835
Type species
Halichoeres bimaculatus
Rüppell, 1835
Synonyms
  • Artisia de Beaufort, 1939
  • Choerojulis T. N. Gill, 1862
  • Emmeekia D. S. Jordan & Evermann, 1896
  • Guentheria Bleeker, 1862
  • Halinanodes Whitley, 1931
  • Hemitautoga Bleeker, 1862
  • Hemiulis Swainson, 1839
  • Iridio D. S. Jordan & Evermann, 1896
  • Julichthys De Vis, 1885 (questionable)
  • Julidio D. S. Jordan & Evermann, 1896
  • Octocynodon Fowler, 1904
  • Platiglossus Klein, 1776 (not available)
  • Platiglossus Walbaum, 1792 (not available)
  • Platyglossus Bleeker, 1862
  • Pseudojulis Bleeker, 1862
  • Pusa D. S. Jordan & C. H. Gilbert, 1879

Halichoeres is a genus of wrasses found in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans.[1]

Species[edit]

The 81 currently recognized species in this genus are:[1][2]

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