Whiteband Damsel (species: Plectroglyphidodon leucozonus) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Plectroglyphidodon leucozonus
Whiteband Damsel

©Kendall Clements: Plectroglyphidodon leucozonus at Hicks Reef near Lizard Island

©Lyle Vail: Plectroglyphidodon leucozonus on the reef flat at Coconut Beach, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Plectroglyphidodon
Species Plectroglyphidodon leucozonus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 10 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Allen, G., R. Steene, P. Humann and N. Deloach (2003). Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA.

Other references

  • Burger, M.A.A. and R.D. Adlard (2010). Four new species of Kudoa Meglitsch, 1947 (Myxosporea: Multivalvulida) from Australia with recommendations for species descriptions in the Kudoidae, Parasitology, 137: 793-814. LIRS catalog number 1318.
  • 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.
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