Amphilius lujani

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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 lujani

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Amphilius lujani Thomson & Page, 2015

  • Holotype: UF 184238.
  • Paratypes: AUM 47147 (16), 47149 (7); BMNH 1961.6.13.19 (1), 1962.2.6.62–63 (2), 1965.10.15.18–21 (4); CU 97333 (3); MRAC B3–06–P–17–19 (3); SAIAB 187280 (3); UF 169233 (15), 169235 (7).

Type locality: Uganda, Manafwa River at Bumwangu, Lake Kyogo drainage, Nile basin, 00°56'26.2”N, 34°16'49.2"E.

Etymology: Named for Nathan K. Lujan who collected the holotype and most paratypes of this species, and who has made excellent contributions to our knowledge of freshwater fishes.

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