Aphyocypris amnis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cyprinoidea

Familia: Cyprinidae
Subfamilia: Xenocypridinae
Genus: Aphyocypris
Species: Aphyocypris amnis

Name[edit]

Aphyocypris amnis Liao et al., 2011

  • Holotype: ASIZP 0072172.
  • Paratypes: NRM 44953 (4), 44954 (5), 44955 (6), 44956 (5).

Type locality: Small branch draining into the Shuili River, close to the Sun-Moon Lake, Choshui River drainage, Yuchi, Nantou County, Taiwan, 23°51.04'N, 120°53.47'E [1].

Etymology: From the Latin amnis (= a stream), in allusion to its distribution in only one river drainage.

References[edit]

  • Liao, T.-Y., Kullander, S. O. & Lin, H.-D.; 2011: Synonymization of Pararasbora, Yaoshanicus, and Nicholsicypris with Aphyocypris, and description of a new species of Aphyocypris from Taiwan (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Zoological Studies, 50 (5): 657–664.