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Epinephelinae

Actinopteri - Perciformes - Serranidae

Taxonomy
Epinephelinae was named by Jordan and Eigenmann (1890).

It was reranked as the family Epinephelidae by David (1943) and Jordan (1963).

It was assigned to Perciformes by David (1943); to Kurtiformes by Jordan (1963); and to Serranidae by Aguilera and de Aguilera (2004) and Lin et al. (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Epinephelinae Jordan and Eigenmann pp. 329-441
1943Epinephelidae David p. 129
1963Epinephelidae Jordan p. 691
2004Epinephelinae Aguilera and de Aguilera
2017Epinephelinae Lin et al. p. 897

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
RankNameAuthor
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Ctenosquamata
Acanthomorphata(Rosen 1973)
Euacanthomorphacea
Percomorphaceae
Percomorpharia
orderPerciformes
suborderSerranoidei
familySerranidaeSwainson 1839
subfamilyEpinephelinaeJordan and Eigenmann 1890
subfamilyEpinephelinaeJordan and Eigenmann 1890

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available