Arapaima

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Arapaima gigas
Taxonavigation: Osteoglossiformes 

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
Megacohort: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohort: Osteoglossocephala
Cohort/Superordo: Osteoglossomorpha
Ordo: Osteoglossiformes

Familia: Arapaimidae
Genus: Arapaima
Species: A. agassizii – A. arapaima – A. gigas – A. leptosoma – A. mapae

Name[edit]

Arapaima Müller, 1843

Synonyms[edit]

  • Sudis Cuvier, 1816: 180 Type: Sudis gigas Schinz, 1822. Type by subsequent monotypy.
  • Vastres Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1847

Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Arapaima
English: Arapaima, Pirarucu
Nederlands: Arapaima
português: Pirarucu
ไทย: ปลาช่อนยักษ์อเมซอน, ปลาอะราไพม่า

References[edit]

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