Amphilius crassus

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Taxonavigation: Siluriformes 

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: Siluriformes

Familia: Amphiliidae
Subfamilia: Amphiliinae
Genus: Amphilius
Species: Amphilius crassus

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Amphilius crassus Thomson & Hilber, 2015

  • Holotype: UF 184237.
  • Paratypes: AMNH 258334 (10); AUM 57571 (10); BMNH 1969.2.11.192–194 (3); CU 93731 (7), 93732 (4), 93734 (40); MRAC B3–06–P–7–16 (10); SAIAB 187279 (10); UF 170706 (5), 170729 (8), 170743 (40).

Type locality: Tanzania, Sonjo River at bridge in Man'gula on road from Mikumi to Ifakara, altitude 302 m, Rufiji River basin, 07° 48' 29.6”S, 36° 53' 47.6"E.

Etymology: From the Latin noun crassus, meaning fat or stout in reference to the deep, stout body.

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