Barbus validus

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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: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cyprinoidea

Familia: Cyprinidae
Subfamilia: Cyprininae
Tribus: Smiliogastrini
Species: Barbus validus

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"Barbus" validus Stiassny et al., 2016

  • Holotype: AMNH 259318.
  • Paratypes: AMNH 254600, 254601, 259299, 259274, 263755 (2), 259310 (3), 259315 (2), 258019 (4), 258076 (5), 259240 (6 - 2 c&s), 258938 (2 c&s), 259332 (1); BMNH 2015.8.17.1 (1); MCZ 171830; MRAC B5-025-P-0001-0002 (2);ZSM 43946 (1).

Type locality: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshasa Province, Mayi Ndombe River at bridge (04° 16′ 39.9″ S, 015° 58′ 06.1″ E).

Etymology: Specific name validus from the Latin meaning strong or powerful, in reference to the robust appearance of the species.

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