Original description as Chromis nebulifera:
- Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1860. "On new reptiles and fishes from Mexico". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 27(1860), pp:316-319 (ffm00026)
Conservation: Paraneetroplus nebuliferus is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.