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Chaetodon Linnaeus 1758 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acanthomorphata - Chaetodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35985

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Chaetodontidae according to G. Carnevale 2006

Sister taxa: Acanthocaetodon, Chaetodon penniger, Chelmo, Chelmon, Holocentroides

Subtaxa: Chaetodon (Arambourgchaetodon), Chaetodon haplodon

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore