Taxon profile


Leafy Filefish
Chaetodermis penicilligerus (Cuvier, 1816)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Tetraodontiformes »  family Monacanthidae - filefishes »  genus Chaetodermis

Scientific synonyms

Balistes penicilligerus Cuvier, 1816
Chaetoderma penicilligera (Cuvier, 1816)
Chaetodermis penicilligera
Chaetodermis maccullochi Waite, 1905

Other names

= Feathery Filefish
= Prickly Leatherjacket
= Tasselled leather-jacket



Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [7975]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/12506]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Chaetodermis penicilligerus (Cuvier, 1816)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
DE Zootier-Lexikon [7295:feilenfisch-chaetodermis-pellicigerus&Itemid=710]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon [as Chaetodermis penicilligerus]
Data retrieved on: 7 January 2021

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