Choerodon paynei

The Choerodon paynei lives in the reef-associated, marine environment.

Choerodon paynei Whitley, 1945: Choerodon paynei Gomphosus pectoralis Quoy & Gaimard, 1824: G. varius Labroides pectoralis Randall & Springer, 1975: L. pectoralis Harpe pectorallis Gill, 1862: Bodianus diplotaenia Halichoeres pelicieri Randall & Smith, 1982: H. More

Taxon Notes: Tha validity of Choerodon paynei is uncertain. It is variously reported as being valid, a synonym of C. rubescens or a synonym of C. cyanodus. Martin Gomon (pers comm Sep 2008) designates C. paynei as incertae sedis due to the fact that the type is missing. More

Common names

Payne's tuskfish in English
佩氏猪齿鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
佩氏猪齿鱼 in Unknown
佩氏豬齒魚 in Mandarin Chinese
佩氏豬齒魚 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Choerodon
Species : Choerodon paynei
Authority : Whitley, 1945