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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoris formosa (Bennett, 1830) 
AphiaID: 218964

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoris (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoris formosa (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoris Lacepède, 1801
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoris frerei Günther, 1867
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoris freri Günther, 1867 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoris halei Day, 1888
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabrus formosus Bennett, 1830
Source  basis of record Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2014. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorqueen coris  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (6 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (24 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (13 nucleotides; 12 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found over corals and rocks at a depth of about 20 m. Generally solitary (Ref. 5213). Feeds mainly on hard-shelled prey, including crustaceans, molluscs and sea urchins (Ref. 5374). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Date Eschmeyer, pers. comm. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218964
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Coris formosa (Bennett, 1830). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218964 on 2014-12-19
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