Found among patches of rubble or among branching coral of seaward reef slopes from 6 to at least 40 m (Ref. 9710, 58302). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). Rare in less than 20 m (Ref. 1602). Generally solitary and feeds on small benthic invertebrates (Ref. 9710).
- Randall, J.E. 1999 Revision of the Indo-Pacific labrid fishes of the genus Pseudocheilinus, with descriptions of three new species. Indo-Pac. Fish. (28):34 p. (Ref. 33410) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=33410&speccode=55229