Original description as Satanoperca lilith:
- Kullander, Sven & E. J. G. Ferreira. 1988. "A new Satanoperca species (Teleostei, Cichlidae) from the Amazon River basin in Brazil". Cybium. pp. 343-355 (crc00112)
Conservation: Satanoperca lilith is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.