Alburnoides recepi

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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 recepi

Name[edit]

Alburnoides recepi Turan et al., 2014

  • Holotype: FFR 01101.
  • Paratypes: FFR 01050 (47); CMK 20317 (6).

Type locality: Turkey, Gaziantep Province, Merzimen Stream, Euphrates River drainage, 37°24’57"N, 37°43’06"E [1].

Etymology: In their article, the authors claim that the species is named after some Recep Buyurucu, who has reportedly contributed greatly to the sampling for the authors for many years. However, in the Turkish press and social media it is widely commented that the name is given after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.[2]

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