Taxon profile


Blacklip Butterflyfish
Chaetodon kleinii Bloch, 1790

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

Scientific synonyms

Anisochaetodon kleinii (Bloch, 1790)
Chaetodon bellulus Thiollière, 1857
Chaetodon cingulatus Fowler, 1934
Chaetodon corallicola Snyder, 1904
Chaetodon kleini Bloch, 1790
Chaetodon melammystax Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Chaetodon melastomus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Chaetodon virescens Cuvier, 1831
Choetodon kleinii Bloch, 1790
Tetragonoptrus kleini (Bloch, 1790)

Other names

= Brown Butterflyfish
= Klein's Butterfly
= Klein's Butterflyfish
= Klein's Coralfish
= Whitespotted Butterflyfish

Least Concern



Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5446]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/12544]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Chaetodon kleinii Bloch, 1790]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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