Whitepatch Damsel (species: Dischistodus chrysopoecilus) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Dischistodus chrysopoecilus
Whitepatch Damsel
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Dischistodus
Species Dischistodus chrysopoecilus

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



This species is known from the Lizard Island area by only a single specimen collected in 2006. It is probably a misidentification.

by Anne Hoggett


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Gunter, N.L. and R.D. Adlard (2008). Bivalvulidan (Myxozoa: Myxosporae) parasites of damselfishes with description of twelve novel species from Australia's Great Barrier Reef, Parasitology, 135: 1165-1178. LIRS catalog number 1149.