WoRMS taxon details

Chaetodon xanthocephalus Bennett, 1833

218721  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218721)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Bennett, E. T. (1833). Characters of new species of fishes from Ceylon. <em>Proceedings of the Committee of Science and Correspondence of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1832 (pt 2): 182-184. [details]   
Description Forms loose shoals of 5-6 individuals and usually found around isolated coral heads. Territorial and agressive to other...  
Description Forms loose shoals of 5-6 individuals and usually found around isolated coral heads. Territorial and agressive to other chaetodonts; omnivorous (Ref. 5503). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Chaetodon xanthocephalus Bennett, 1833. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218721 on 2022-08-16
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description Bennett, E. T. (1833). Characters of new species of fishes from Ceylon. <em>Proceedings of the Committee of Science and Correspondence of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1832 (pt 2): 182-184. [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

From other sources
Description Forms loose shoals of 5-6 individuals and usually found around isolated coral heads. Territorial and agressive to other chaetodonts; omnivorous (Ref. 5503). [details]
LanguageName 
English yellowhead butterflyfish  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Chaetodon xanthocephalus FIN027776 Slide 120 mm)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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