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Assiculus punctatus (Discoveries in Australia).jpg
Assiculus punctatus from John Lort Stokes' 1846 Discoveries in Australia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pseudochromidae
Subfamily: Pseudochrominae
Genus: Assiculus
Richardson, 1846
Species: A. punctatus
Binomial name
Assiculus punctatus
Richardson, 1846

Assiculus is a genus of fish in the "dottyback" family Pseudochromidae. It is monotypic, containing only Assiculus punctatus.

The genus and species were first published by Sir John Richardson in an appendix to Volume 1 of John Lort Stokes' 1846 Discoveries in Australia.