Apteronotus spurrellii

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Taxonavigation: Gymnotiformes 

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/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Gymnotiformes

Familia: Apteronotidae
Genus: Apteronotus
Species: Apteronotus spurrellii


Apteronotus spurrellii (Regan, 1914)

  • Syntypes: BMNH 1914.5.18.90-93 (4).

Type locality: Río Condoto, Colombia.

Etymology: The species is named after its collector Dr. H. G. F. Spurrell.



  • de Santana, C. D. & Vari, R. P.; 2013: Brown ghost electric fishes of the Apteronotus leptorhynchus species-group (Ostariophysi, Gymnotiformes); monophyly, major clades, and revision. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 168 (3): 564–596.
  • Regan, C. T.; 1914: Fishes from the Condoto River, Colombia, collected by Dr. H. G. F. Spurrell. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (Series 8) 14 (79): 31–33.