Eocallionymus papilio

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Eocallionymus papilio
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Callionymidae
Genus: Eocallionymus
Nakabo, 1982
Species: E. papilio
Binomial name
Eocallionymus papilio
(Günther, 1864)

Eocallionymus papilio, the painted dragonet or painted stinkfish, is a species of dragonet endemic to the Indian Ocean coasts of Australia and Tasmania where it is found at a depth of about 50 metres (160 ft). This species grows to a length of 10 centimetres (3.9 in) TL. This species is the only known member of its genus.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Eocallionymus papilio" in FishBase. February 2013 version.