Alburnoides qanati

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Alburnoides qanati
Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cyprinoidea

Familia: Cyprinidae
Subfamilia: Leuciscinae
Genus: Alburnoides
Species: Alburnoides qanati

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Alburnoides qanati Coad & Bogutskaya, 2009

  • Holotype: CMNFI 1977-0509.
  • Paratypes: CMNFI 1977-0510 (178).

Type locality: At source and along stream of a qanat at Naqsh-e Rostam, Pulvar River system, 29°59'30"N, 52°54'00"E, Fars, Iran, elevation 1660 meters.

Etymology: of a qanat (an underground water channel), referring to habitat in which it was found, “now fast disappearing with the use of pump wells, and in recognition of the contribution to civilization made by the Iranian people through this innovative irrigation technique”. (From The ETYFish project)

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