Taeniamia

Taeniamia is a genus of cardinalfishes native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean.

Taeniamia
Illustration of Lea's Cardinalfish, Taeniamia leai, from Norfolk Island. Source: Waite 1916 Transactions Royal Society of South Australia 40: 455, Pl. 45
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Kurtiformes
Family: Apogonidae
Subfamily: Apogoninae
Genus: Taeniamia
T. H. Fraser, 2013[1]
Type species
Archamia leai
Waite, 1916[2]

Species

The 15 recognized species in this genus are:[3]

FishBase treats T. sansibaricus as synonymous with T. fucata.[4] but T. sansibaricus is recognized as valid by the Catalog of Fishes:[5]

References

  1. Fraser, T.H. (2013): A new genus of cardinalfish (Apogonidae: Percomorpha), redescription of Archamia and resemblances and relationships with Kurtus (Kurtidae: Percomorpha). Zootaxa, 3714 (1): 1–63.
  2. Eschmeyer, W. N.; R. Fricke & R. van der Laan (eds.). "Taeniamia". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  3. Mabuchi, K., Fraser, T.H., Song, H., Azuma, Y. & Nishida, M. (2014): Revision of the systematics of the cardinalfishes (Percomorpha: Apogonidae) based on molecular analyses and comparative reevaluation of morphological characters. Zootaxa, 3846 (2): 151–203.
  4. Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Taeniamia fucata" in FishBase. April 2018 version.
  5. Eschmeyer, W. N.; R. Fricke & R. van der Laan (eds.). "Taeniamia species". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 23 September 2018.


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