Ambastaia

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cobitoidea 

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: Cobitoidea

Familia: Botiidae
Genus: Ambastaia
Species: A. nigrolineata – A. sidthimunki

Name[edit]

Ambastaia Kottelat, 2012

Etymology: Named after the Ambastai (or Ambastus in Latin), a river in Ptolemy’s (ca. 90–168) Geographikê Hyphêgêsis, Geography). This river has been identified as the Mekong.

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