Amphilius pedunculus

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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 pedunculus

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Amphilius pedunculus Thomson & Page, 2015

  • Holotype: CU 97334.
  • Paratypes: CU 90414 (1), 95207 (16), 95208 (1), 95209 (5), 95210 (1), 95211 (6), 95212 (1); MRAC B3–06–P–1–3 (3); SAIAB 187275 (3); UF 184234 (3).

Type locality: Tanzania, Malagarasi River at Lower Igamba Falls (Kasagwe), Malagarasi River drainage, 5°10'48”S, 30°03'03"E.

Etymology: The diminutive of pes, pedunculus, a noun, refers to the distinctively short and deep caudal peduncle of this species.

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