Taxon profile


Domino Damsel
Dascyllus trimaculatus (Rüppell, 1829)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Pomacentridae - damselfishes and anemonefishes »  genus Dascyllus

Scientific synonyms

Pomacentrus trimaculatus Rüppell, 1829
Dascyllus trimaculatum (Rüppell, 1829)
Dascyllus axillaris Smith, 1935
Dascyllus niger Bleeker, 1847
Sparus nigricans Gronow, 1854
Pomacentrus nuchalis Anonymous [Bennett], 1830
Dascyllus unicolor Bennett, 1831

Other names

= Domino
= Domino Damselfish
= Three Spot Damsel
= Three Spot Damselfish
= Three Spot Dascyllus

= Three-spot Humbug

= White-spot Puller


juvenile animal

Dascyllus trimaculatus - Domino Damsel

Author: Petr Čech

Intertaxon relationships

symbiont (mutualist): Stichodactyla gigantea (Forskål, 1775), Heteractis crispa (Hemprich & Ehrenberg in Ehrenberg, 1834) - Sebae Anemone

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5112]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/7280]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Dascyllus trimaculatus (Rüppell, 1829)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ Hanel, L., Plíštil, J., Novák, J. (2013): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces). 8. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) Kostnatí (Neopterygii) [Ostnoploutví (Perciformes /Elassomatoidei – Icosteidei/)], Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha [as Dascyllus trimaculatus (Rüppell, 1829)]
Data retrieved on: 26 September 2020

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