Chrysiptera caesifrons Allen, Erdmann & Kurniasih 2015

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 213

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7390B16-569F-46A2-A823-0018E1934873

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-80D0-FF73-EDFC-CF0E19B20C41

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Plazi

scientific name

Chrysiptera caesifrons Allen, Erdmann & Kurniasih 2015
status

 

Chrysiptera caesifrons Allen, Erdmann & Kurniasih 2015  —Southeastern yellowback damselfish

Status at New Ireland. Recorded from New Ireland in original description by Allen et al. (2015: 24). The species was previously known from Papua New Guinea as Chrysiptera rex  (non Snyder, 1909); a video of a specimen taken at Tungelo Island, off southeastern New Hanover, at 3–46 m depth, St. KR104, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Halmahera (eastern Indonesia) east to Vanuatu, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Found on inshore rocky substrates, 1–6 m depth. Marine.