Chrysiptera flavipinnis

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Taxonavigation: Ovalentaria 

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: Ovalentaria

Familia: Pomacentridae
Subfamilia: Pomacentrinae
Genus: Chrysiptera
Species: Chrysiptera flavipinnis


Chrysiptera flavipinnis (Allen & Robertson, 1974)

Holotype: AMS I.16481-001. [Paratypes: AMS IB.4788 (1), I.15622-008 (1), I.15625-009 (13), I.15635-002 (1), I.15637-011 (1), I.15682-001 (6), I.15684-005 (6), I.16482-001 (3), I.16636-001 (1); BMNH 1972.8.14.6-7 (2); BPBM 13228 (4); MNHN 1972-0088 (2)].

Type locality: Pixie Reef, Great Barrier Reef, off Cairns, Queensland, Australia, depth 20 meters.


  • Abudefduf flavipinnis Allen & Robertson, 1974
  • Glyphidodontops flavipinnis (Allen & Robertson, 1974)


  • Allen, G.R. & D.R. Robertson 1974: Description of four new damselfishes (Pomacentridae) from Papua New Guinea and eastern Australia. Records of the Australian Museum, 29(4): 153–167, Pls. 1-5.
  • Allen, G.R. 1991: Damselfishes of the world. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. 271 pp.
  • Carpenter, K.E. & V.H. Niem 2001: Species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the western central Pacific. Bony fishes part 3 (Menidae to Pomacentridae). FAO, Rome.
  • Chrysiptera flavipinnis in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2023. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 10/2023.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Yellowfin Demoiselle