Chrysiptera papuensis

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Taxonavigation: Ovalentaria 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: 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 papuensis

Name[edit]

Chrysiptera papuensis Allen et al., 2015

  • Holotype: WAM P.34426-001.
  • Paratypes: USNM 432446 (4); WAM P.34320-001 (6).

Type locality: deck of Muscoota, a World War II shipwreck, 10° 24.429’ S, 150° 24.650’ E, Waga Waga, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, 25–10 m depth.

Etymology: The species is named for its geographic distribution, which is confined to Papua New Guinea.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Papuan Damselfish

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