Austrobatrachus iselesele

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Batrachoidiformes 

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: Batrachoidaria
Ordo: Batrachoidiformes

Familia: Batrachoididae
Subfamilia: Halophryninae
Genus: Austrobatrachus
Species: Austrobatrachus iselesele

Name[edit]

  • Austrobatrachus iselesele Greenfield, 2012

Holotype: SAIAB 99219. Paratypes: SAIAB 99218 (1), 98664 (1).

Type locality: South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Park Rynie, 30°19’47"S, 30°46’04"E, 50 m depth.

Etymology: The specific epithet iselesele is isiZulu for toad, referring to the common name of the fishes in the family Batrachoididae, and is treated as a noun in apposition.

Primary references[edit]

  • Greenfield, D.W. 2012: Austrobatrachus iselesele, a new toadfish species from South Africa (Teleostei: Batrachoididae). Zootaxa 3400: 58–63. Preview reference page