Hemitaurichthys

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Hemitaurichthys
Hemitaurichthys polylepis.jpg
pyramid butterflyfish (H. polylepis)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chaetodontidae
Genus: Hemitaurichthys
Bleeker, 1876
Type species
Chaetodon polylepis
Bleeker, 1857

Hemitaurichthys is a genus of butterflyfishes native to the Indian and Pacific oceans.

Species[edit]

There are currently four recognized species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Hemitaurichthys in FishBase. February 2013 version.