Apteronotus lindalvae

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Gymnotiformes

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Ostariophysi
Ordo: Gymnotiformes

Familia: Apteronotidae
Genus: Apteronotus
Species: Apteronotus lindalvae

Name[edit]

  • Apteronotus lindalvae de Santana & Cox Fernandes, 2012

Holotype: INPA 27688. Paratypes: INPA 15977 (37, 2 c&s), 16076 (4), 16077 (36); ANSP 192180 (6); MPEG 21687 (2); USNM 404358 (2).

Type locality: Brazil, Amazonas, Rio Uatumã, Cachoeira do Mirití.

Etymology: The species name lindalvae is presented in honor of Lindalva Sales da Costa Serrão, who has been contributing to the organization of INPA’s fish collection for more than two decades.

References[edit]

  • de Santana, C.D. & Cox Fernandes, C., 2012: A New Species of Sexually Dimorphic Electric Knifefish from the Amazon Basin, Brazil (Gymnotiformes: Apteronotidae). Copeia, 2012 (2): 283-292.