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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: Terelabrus
Species: T. dewapyle – T. flavocephalus – T. rubrovittatus

Terelabrus Randall & Fourmanoir, 1998:248

Type species: Terelabrus rubrovittatus Randall & Fourmanoir, 1998. Type by original designation (also monotypic)

Randall, J.E. & P. Fourmanoir 1998: Terelabrus rubrovittatus, a new genus and species of labrid fish from New Caledonia and New Guinea. Bulletin of Marine Science, 62(1): 247–252.
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.

Terelabrus is a genus of fish in the family Labridae found in the Indian and Pacific Ocean.[2]

There are currently 4 recognized species in this genus:

Terelabrus dewapyle Y. Fukui & Motomura, 2015 (Yellow-striped hogfish) [3]
Terelabrus flavocephalus Y. Fukui & Motomura, 2016 (Red-lined hogfish) [4]
Terelabrus rubrovittatus J. E. Randall & Fourmanoir, 1998 (White-striped hogfish)
Terelabrus zonalis Y. Fukui, 2018[5]


Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Terelabrus". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 1 February 2020.
Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2019). Species of Terelabrus in FishBase. August 2019 version.
Fukui, Y. & Motomura, H. (2015): A new species of deepwater wrasse (Labridae: Terelabrus) from the western Pacific Ocean. Zootaxa, 4040 (5): 559–568.
Fukui, Y. & Motomura, H. (2016): Terelabrus flavocephalus sp. nov., a new hogfish (Perciformes: Labridae) from the Maldives, Indian Ocean. Ichthyological Research, 63 (4): 529-535.
Yoshino Fukui (2018). "A new species of Terelabrus (Perciformes: Labridae) from the Philippines with a key to species of Terelabrus and new record of Terelabrus dewapyle". Zootaxa. 4526 (1): 84–90. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4526.1.6. PMID 30486092.

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