Badis kyanos

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Nandoidei 

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: Anabantaria
Ordo: Anabantiformes
Subordo: Nandoidei

Familia: Badidae
Genus: Badis
Species: Badis kyanos

Name[edit]

Badis kyanos Valdesalici & Van der Voort, 2015

Holotype: MSNG 57571. Paratypes: MSNG 57572 (6), 57573 (1).

Type locality: India: West Bengal: Jalpaiguri district: 7 km west of Dam Dim: Tista River drainage, Chel River, 26°87’48.42”N 88°61’00.44”E.

Etymology: From the ancient Greek kyanós (κυανός), a noun, (sometimes spelled ‘kuanos’ (κύανος)), from which the word kyanite is derived. Kyanite is a type of granite which consists of blue-grey crystals and in one of its natural forms resembles the colour pattern of the species.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Granite Badis