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 Damsel
= Three-spot Dascyllus
= Three-spot Humbug
= Threespot Damselfish
= Threespot Dascyllus
= Threespot 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

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