Anampses chrysocephalus

Anampses chrysocephalus

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Labriformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Eupercaria
Ordo: Labriformes

Familia: Labridae
Genus: Anampses
Species: Anampses chrysocephalus

Name edit

Anampses chrysocephalus Randall, 1958

Holotype: USNM 164465. [Paratypes: BPBM 14195 [ex UH 2152] (1)].

Type locality: Between Kewalo basin and Koko Head, Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands, U.S.A., depth 30-90 feet.

Synonyms edit

  • Anampses rubrocaudatus Randall, 1958

References edit

  • Randall, J.E. 1958: Two new species of Anampses from the Hawaiian Islands, with notes on other labrid fishes of this genus. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 48(3): 100–108.
  • Parenti, P. & J.E. Randall 2000: An annotated checklist of the species of the Labroid fish families Labridae and Scaridae. Ichthyological Bulletin of the J. L. B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, 68: 1–97.
  • Anampses chrysocephalus in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2024. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 02/2024.

Vernacular names edit

English: Red Tail Wrasse, Psychedelic Wrasse, Psych-Head Wrasse, Red-Tail Tamarin Wrasse