Betta mahachaiensis

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Taxonavigation: Anabantoidei 

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: Anabantoidei

Familia: Osphronemidae
Subfamilia: Macropodusinae
Genus: Betta
Species: Betta mahachaiensis

Name[edit]

Betta mahachaiensis Kowasupat, Panijpan, Ruenwongsa & Sriwattanarothai, 2012

Holotype: THNHM F-01630. Paratypes: many at THNHM.

Type locality: Thailand, Samut Sakhon province, Muang district, Tha Sai subdistrict, behind the Pattarachai food factory, 13°34'N, 100°15'E.[1]

Etymology: The species epithet mahachaiensis is derived from its common Thai name for a subdistrict of Samut Sakhon Province, viz. Maha Chai, the first publicised collecting site.

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Primary references[edit]

  • Kowasupat, C., Panijpan, B., Ruenwongsa, P. & Sriwattanarothai, N.; 2012: Betta mahachaiensis, a new species of bubble-nesting fighting fish (Teleostei: Osphronemidae) from Samut Sakhon Province, Thailand. Zootaxa 3522: 49–60. Preview PDF Reference page

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