Batasio flavus

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Taxonavigation: Siluriformes 

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: Siluriformes

Familia: Bagridae
Genus: Batasio
Species: Batasio flavus

Name[edit]

Batasio flavus Plamoottil, 2015

Type locality: India: Kerala, Manimala River at Paduthode.

Etymology: The specific epithet flavus is a Latin word meaning ‘light yellow’ refers to the color of the body of the fish.

References[edit]

  • Plamoottil, M., 2015: Batasio flavus, a new catfish species (Siluriformes: Bagridae) from Kerala, India. Journal of Research in Biology, 5 (5): 1799-1808. PDF