Scale coarsely ctenoid; no pair of tooth patches at front of lower jaw outside gape; color is uniform bright red (Ref. 2334).
- Myers, R.F. 1989 Micronesian reef fishes: A practical guide to the identification of the inshore marine fishes of the tropical central and western Pacific. First Edition. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 4538) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=4538&speccode=7184