Stegastes leucorus

From Wikispecies
Jump to navigation Jump to search


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: Stegastinae
Genus: Stegastes
Species: Stegastes leucorus


Stegastes leucorus (Gilbert, 1892)

Syntypes: BMNH 1901.6.28.202-211 (13); SU 329 (3); USNM 48248-49 (1, 2), 124989 [ex USBF 447] (2).

Type locality: Socorro Island, Revilla Gigedo [Revillagigedo] Islands, off western Mexico.


  • Eupomacentrus leucorus (Gilbert, 1892)
  • Pomacentrus elaimelas Fowler, 1944
  • Pomacentrus leucorus Gilbert, 1892
  • Stegastes leucorus leucorus (Gilbert, 1892)


  • Gilbert, C.H. 1892: Descriptions of thirty-four new species of fishes collected in 1888 and 1889, principally among the Santa Barbara Islands and in the Gulf of California. In: Scientific results of explorations by the U. S. Fish Commission steamer Albatross. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 14(880): 539–566.
  • Allen, G.R. 1991: Damselfishes of the world. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. 271 pp.
  • Stegastes leucorus in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2023. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 02/2023.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Whitetail Major