Labeobarbus polylepis

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Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidea 

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: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cyprinoidea

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


Labeobarbus polylepis (Boulenger, 1907)

  • Holotype (unique): BMNH 1907.3.15.3.

Type locality: Klein Olifant River, Transvaal [now Gauteng], South Africa.

Etymology: poly (= many); lepis (= scale), referring to small (and therefore more numerous) scales, 43 along lateral line. (From The ETYFish project)


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Smallscale Yellowfish



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