WoRMS taxon details

Prognathodes geminus Copus, Pyle, Greene & Randall, 2019

1338928  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1338928)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Copus, J. M.; Pyle, R. L.; Greene, B. D.; Randall, J. E. (2019). <em>Prognathodesgeminus</em>, a new species of butterflyfish (Teleostei, Chaetodontidae) from Palau. <em>ZooKeys.</em> 835: 125-137., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.835.32562 [details]   
Type locality contained in Ngemelis Island  
type locality contained in Ngemelis Island [details]
Etymology We name this species geminus, Latin adjective for “twin”, in reference to its similarity in color to P. basabei from...  
Etymology We name this species geminus, Latin adjective for “twin”, in reference to its similarity in color to P. basabei from the Hawaiian Islands. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Prognathodes geminus Copus, Pyle, Greene & Randall, 2019. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1338928 on 2020-01-28
Date
action
by
2019-04-06 11:19:00Z
checked
2019-04-06 11:35:40Z
created

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original description Copus, J. M.; Pyle, R. L.; Greene, B. D.; Randall, J. E. (2019). <em>Prognathodesgeminus</em>, a new species of butterflyfish (Teleostei, Chaetodontidae) from Palau. <em>ZooKeys.</em> 835: 125-137., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.835.32562 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Etymology We name this species geminus, Latin adjective for “twin”, in reference to its similarity in color to P. basabei from the Hawaiian Islands. [details]