Chaetodon auriga

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Chaetodon auriga
Taxonavigation: Chaetodontiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Eupercaria
Ordo: Chaetodontiformes

Familia: Chaetodontidae
Genus: Chaetodon
Species: Chaetodon auriga


  • Chaetodon auriga Forskal, 1775


  • Hunter, J.A.; Cribb, T.H. 2012: A cryptic complex of species related to Transversotrema licinum Manter, 1970 from fishes of the Indo-West Pacific, including descriptions of ten new species of Transversotrema Witenberg, 1944 (Digenea: Transversotrematidae). Zootaxa 3176: 1–44. Preview Reference page
  • Taxonomy, host specificity and dietary implications of Hurleytrematoides (Digenea: Monorchiidae) from chaetodontid fishes on the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Pelagic larval duration is similar across 23&&dg of latitude for two species of butterflyfish (Chaetodontidae) in eastern Australia.
  • [Chaetodon auriga, the threadfin butterflyfish.]
  • Behavior of larval butterflyfishes (Teleostei: Chaetodontidae) at settlement on Coral Reefs.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: threadfin butterflyfish