Species details : Chaetodon lunula (Lacepède, 1802)

Accepted scientific name:
Chaetodon lunula (Lacepède, 1802) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Chaetodon lunula  (Lacepède, 1802)
Synonyms:
Chaetodon biocellatus Cuvier, 1831 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Chaetodon biocellatus Cuvier, 1831
Chaetodon fasciatus (non Forsskål, 1775) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Chaetodon fasciatus (non Forsskål, 1775)
Chaetodon iunula (Lacepède, 1802) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Chaetodon iunula (Lacepède, 1802)
Chaetodon luluna (Lacepède, 1802) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Chaetodon luluna (Lacepède, 1802)
Chaetodon lunulatus Shaw, 1803 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Chaetodon lunulatus Shaw, 1803
Pomacentrus lunula Lacepède, 1802 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Pomacentrus lunula Lacepède, 1802
Tetragonoptrus biocellatus (Cuvier, 1831) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Tetragonoptrus biocellatus (Cuvier, 1831)
Tetragonoptrus fasciatus (non Forsskål, 1775) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Tetragonoptrus fasciatus (non Forsskål, 1775)
Tetragonoptrus lunula (Lacepède, 1802) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Tetragonoptrus lunula (Lacepède, 1802)
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Halfmaan-vlindervis - Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Ligeriger - Carolinian Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Alibangbang - Cebuano Philippines(Cebu; Cagayan de Oro) Click here to show the literature
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Ababang lonnat - Chamorro Micronesia(Mariana Archipelago) Click here to show the literature
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Pavillon - Creole, French Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Pavillon - Creole, French Réunion Click here to show the literature
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Månefanefisk - Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Alibang-bang - Davawenyo Philippines(Davao) Click here to show the literature
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Halfmoon butterflyfish - English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Moon butterfly fish - English Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Moon butterflyfish - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Raccoon butterfly - English Hawaii Click here to show the literature
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Raccoon butterflyfish - English Guam Click here to show the literature
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Raccoon butterflyfish - English Indonesia Click here to show the literature
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Raccoon butterflyfish - English Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Raccoon butterflyfish - English Philippines(Metro Manila) Click here to show the literature
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Raccoon butterflyfish - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Racoon - English Maldives Click here to show the literature
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Racoon butterflyfish - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Racoon butterflyfish - English Christmas I. Click here to show the literature
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Racoon butterflyfish - English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Racoon butterflyfish - English Niue Click here to show the literature
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Racoon coralfish - English Papua New Guinea Click here to show the literature
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Redstriped butterflyfish - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Chétodon à croissant - French Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Chétodon raton-laveur - French Maldives Click here to show the literature
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Mond-Falterfisch - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Kapiged - Ilokano Philippines(Aparri, Cagayan) Click here to show the literature
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Tapel - Ivatan Philippines(Batanes) Click here to show the literature
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Chôhan - Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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Alibangbang - Kagayanen Philippines(Palawan) Click here to show the literature
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Te ibaba - Kiribati Kiribati(Gilbert Islands) Click here to show the literature
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룰나비고기 Rulnabigogi Korean - Click here to show the literature
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Kalibobo - Malay (individual language) Indonesia Click here to show the literature
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Kepe gajah - Malay (individual language) Indonesia Click here to show the literature
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Pakkikkadiya - Malayalam India(Laccadives Island) Click here to show the literature
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പക്കി ക്കടിയ  - Malayalam India
പക്കിക്കടിയന് - Malayalam India
Handupholimas - Maldivian India(Laccadives Island) Click here to show the literature
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新月蝴蝶魚 Sihn yue hu die yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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新月蝴蝶鱼 Xin yue hu die yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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月斑蝴蝶魚 Yue ban hu die yu Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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月斑蝴蝶鱼 Yue ban hu die yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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月眉蝶 Yue mei die Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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月眉蝶 Yue mei die Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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月鯛 Yue diao Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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月鲷 Yue diao Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Ustnik lunula - Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Schetinozub lunoobraznyi - Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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рыба-бабочка обыкновенная - Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Tifitifi-laumea - Samoan Samoa Click here to show the literature
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Mariposa mapache - Spanish Galapagos Is. Click here to show the literature
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Paru-paro - Tagalog Philippines(Metro Manila; Zambales; Calauag, Quezon) Click here to show the literature
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Paru-parung dagat - Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Korai tikamu - Tuamotuan Tuamoto Islands Click here to show the literature
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Koraimu - Tuamotuan Tuamoto Islands Click here to show the literature
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Cá Bướm mặt trăng - Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Alibang-bang - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Alibangbang - Waray (Philippines) Philippines(Catbalogan, Samar) Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Actinopterygii FishBase
Order Perciformes FishBase
Family Chaetodontidae FishBase
Genus Chaetodon FishBase
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Ducie islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe and Rapa islands. Southeast Atlantic: East London, South Africa (Ref. 5372).
Lifezones: Marine
Additional data: Year from Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Nov. 1999: Ref. 33021).
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: 19-May-2014
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2015   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds) (2019). FishBase (version Jan 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2015 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=5565
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:fd8f9f63-ac8e-11e3-805d-020044200006:col20150401