Taxon profile


Cross-stripe Butterfly
Chaetodon auriga Forsskål, 1775

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Chaetodontidae - butterflyfishes »  genus Chaetodon

Scientific synonyms

Anisochaetodon auriga (Forsskål, 1775)
Chaetodon auriga setifier (Bloch, 1795)
Chaetodon lunaris Gronow, 1854
Chaetodon satifer Bloch, 1795
Chaetodon sebanus Cuvier, 1831
Chaetodon setifer Bloch, 1795
Linophora auriga (Forsskål, 1775)
Pomacantrus filamentosus Lacépède, 1802
Pomacentrus setifer (Bloch, 1795)
Sarothrodus auriga (Forsskål, 1775)

Other names

= Diagonal Butterflyfish
= Threadfin Butterfly
= Threadfin Butterflyfish
= Threadfin Coralfish

Least Concern


juvenile animal

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5557]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/12515]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Chaetodon auriga Forsskål, 1775]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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