Labeobarbus codringtonii

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Labeobarbus codringtonii
Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cyprinoidea

Familia: Cyprinidae
Subfamilia: Cyprininae
Tribus: Torini
Genus: Labeobarbus
Species: Labeobarbus codringtonii


Labeobarbus codringtonii (Boulenger, 1908)

  • Holotype (unique): BMNH 1908.11.6.23.

Type locality: Zambesi River above Victoria Falls [Zambia/Zimbabwe].

Etymology: in honor of Thomas Codrington, who, while visting his son, Robert Codrington, Administrator of N.W. Rhodesia, “availed himself of the exceptional facilities afforded him to make a very valuable collection of the fishes, which he has presented to the British Museum”. (From The ETYFish project)


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Upper Zambezi Yellowfish



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