Apistogramma aguarico

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cichliformes 

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: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Ovalentaria
Superordo: Cichlomorphae
Ordo: Cichliformes

Familia: Cichlidae
Subfamilia: Geophaginae
Genus: Apistogramma
Species: Apistogramma aguarico

Name[edit]

Apistogramma aguarico Römer & Hahn, 2013

  • Holotype: FMNH 101588.
  • Paratypes (8): FMNH 117725 (1, 2), 117726 (2, 2); MTD F 32379 (1).

Type locality: Ecuador, río Napo system, laguna connected to río Lagartococha, approx. 09°47′S, 75°57′W [sic!]??? [1], about 25 km upstream from confluence with río Aguarico (maybe [2]), field station DJS83-63.

Etymology: The specific name aguarico refers to the type locality being situated in the río Aguarico system.

References[edit]

  • Römer, U. & Hahn, I.; 2013: Apistogramma aguarico sp. n.: A new species of geophagine cichlid fish (Teleostei: Perciformes) from the Ecuadorian and Peruvian río Napo system. Vertebrate Zoology, 63 (2): 171–181. PDF