Headband Humbug (species: Dascyllus reticulatus) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Dascyllus reticulatus
Headband Humbug

©Andy Lewis: Headband Humbug at Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Dascyllus reticulatus at the lagoon entrance bommie, Lizard Island.

©Lyle Vail: A group of Banded Humbugs at Snake Pit near Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Dascyllus
Species Dascyllus reticulatus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 8 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Braun, C. (2015). LIRS catalog number 1897.
  • Chase, T.J., M.S. Pratchett and M.O. Hoogenboom (2020). Behavioral trade-offs and habitat associations of coral-dwelling damselfishes (family Pomacentridae). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 633: 141-156. LIRS catalog number 2407.
  • Coker, D.J. (2012). The importance of live coral habitat for reef fishes and its role in key ecological processes. PhD thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1529.
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