Badis laspiophilus

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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 laspiophilus

Name[edit]

Badis laspiophilus Valdesalici & Van der Voort, 2015

  • Holotype: MTD F 32869.
  • Paratypes: MTD F 32870–32873 (4), F 32874 (1, C&S); MSNG 57414 (3).

Type locality: India: West Bengal: Jalpaiguri District: buffer zone of the Buxa Tiger Reserve, Shipra swamp area, Torsa River drainage, 26°30’234”N 89°44’095”E, elevation: 54 metres.

Etymology: The specific name laspiophilus is a derivative from the Greek words λάσπη (láspi̱; mud) and ϕίλοϛ (philos; friend), and refers to the substrate of the type locality plus the benthic ecology of the species.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Buxar Badis

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