Semicossyphus pulcher (Ayres, 1854)
Holotype: No types known.
Type locality: San Diego, California, U.S.A.
- Ayres, W.O. 1854: [Description of new fishes from California.] (Minutes of Academy meetings were printed in "The Pacific" (a newspaper) shortly after each meeting. New species date to publication in The Pacific. The Pacific [newspaper] 3 & 4 (thru no. 6).
- Parenti, P. & J.E. Randall 2000: An annotated checklist of the species of the Labroid fish families Labridae and Scaridae. Ichthyological Bulletin of the J. L. B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, 68: 1–97.
- Semicossyphus pulcher in FishBase,
Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2021. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 02/2021.