Plesiops cephalotaenia Inger 1955,

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 130

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Plesiops cephalotaenia Inger 1955


Plesiops cephalotaenia Inger 1955  —Headstripe longfin

Status at New Ireland. New record of this taxon from New Ireland; previously misidentified from St. Mathias as Plesiops nigricans  (non Rüpell, 1828) by Duncker & Mohr (1929: 57), based on ZMH 11839View Materials.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 4.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Palau and Solomon Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Papua New Guinea. Secretive in crevices in coral reefs, 0–12 m depth. Marine.