Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Pearly Razorfish Xyrichtys novacula

Classification

Labridae [family]
Xyrichtys [genus] (3)
novacula [species]

Classification

Labridae [family]
Xyrichtys [genus] (3)
novacula [species]

Names

English name Pearly Razorfish
Papiamento name Pietchie di Hoendoe
Alternative Papiamento name Djente Katchoo
Valid name Xyrichtys novacula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonym Xyrichthys rosipes Jord. & Gilb.
Synonym sensu lato Hemipteronotus novacula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonym Xyrichthys psittacus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Classification