Andeancistrus eschwartzae

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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: Loricariidae
Subfamilia: Hypostominae
Tribus: Ancistrini
Genus: Andeancistrus

Name[edit]

Andeancistrus eschwartzae Lujan et al., 2015

  • Holotype: MEPN 14780
  • Paratypes: ANSP 182818 (6); AUM 64664 (6); ROM 93927 (7).

Type locality: Ecuador, Morona-Santiago Province, Palora Canton, Sangay Sector, Pastaza River drainage, Amundalo River 10.3km WSW of Palora, 01°44'54.90"S, 78°02'39.78"W, 953 m a.s.l.

Etymology: The species epithet eschwartzae honors Ms. Eugenia Schwartz, an artist and benefactor whose generous support through the Coypu Foundation made the research for the authors possible.

References[edit]

  • Lujan, N. K., Meza-Vargas, V. & Barriga-Salazar, R., 2015: Two New Chaetostoma Group (Loricariidae: Hypostominae) Sister Genera from Opposite Sides of the Andes Mountains in Ecuador, with the Description of One New Species. Copeia 103 (3): 651–663. doi: 10.1643/CI-15-246