Monophyly, Interrelationships and Description of Three New Genera in the Dottyback Fish Subfamily Pseudoplesiopinae (Teleostei: Perciformes: Pseudochromidae)

  title={Monophyly, Interrelationships and Description of Three New Genera in the Dottyback Fish Subfamily Pseudoplesiopinae (Teleostei: Perciformes: Pseudochromidae)},
  author={Anthony G. Gill and Alasdair J. Edwards},
  journal={Records of The Australian Museum},
Within the Pseudochromidae, the subfamily Pseudoplesiopinae is diagnosed by six unequivocal autapomorphies: single tubed lateral-line scale; posterior part of pelvic bone with triangular or hook-shaped lateral process; base of anterior process on pelvic bone posteriorly positioned; coracoid articulates ventrally with medial face of lateral lamina of cleithrum; basihyal bound to anterior face of basibranchial 1; and urohyal with prominent dorsally directed process. Five genera are recognised in… 
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