Alburnus amirkabiri

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Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidea 

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

Familia: Cyprinidae
Subfamilia: Leuciscinae
Genus: Alburnus
Species: Alburnus amirkabiri

Name[edit]

Alburnus amirkabiri Mousavi-Sabet et al., 2015

  • Holotype: VMFC ALB201H.
  • Paratypes: VMFC AL2010P (1, 8), AL2040P (8, 22); ZMMU (3, 7).

Type locality: Iran, Markazi Prov., Ghareh Chay River, in the Namak Lake basin; 34°53′ N, 050°02′ E.

Etymology: The species is named for the first Iranian reformer Mirza Taghi Khan Farahani known as Amir Kabir (1807 – 10 January 1852), also known as Atabak and Amir-e Nezam, popular chief minister of Naser al-Din Shah Qajar (King of Persia) in the first three years of his reign. He was born in Hezaveh, a county of Arak, in Markazi Province, where the type locality of Alburnus amirkabiri is located.

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