Amphilius ruziziensis

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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 ruziziensis

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Amphilius ruziziensis Thomson & Page, 2015

  • Holotype: MRAC 93294.
  • Paratypes: CU 97332 (1); MRAC 91529–531 (3), 93295–297 (3), 93126–128 (3), 93129–130 (2), 93131 (1); SAIAB 187262 (1); UF

184236 (1).

Type locality: Rwanda, Lufiro River, upper reaches of Matchuza, Ruzizi River drainage, ca. 2°44'00”S, 29°02'99"E.

Etymology: Named for the Ruzizi River drainage in eastern Rwanda and Burundi, where type specimens of this species were collected and the species is primarily distributed.

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