Brevoortia Gill

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Brevoortia Gill

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Clupeoidei 

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: Clupei
Superordo: Clupeomorpha
Ordo: Clupeiformes
Subordo: Clupeoidei

Familia: Clupeidae
Subfamilia: Alosinae
Genus: Brevoortia
Species: B. aurea – B. gunteri – B. patronus – B. pectinata – B. smithi – B. tyrannus

Name[edit]

Brevoortia Gill, 1861: 37

Type species: Brevoortia menhadenGill 1861 (= Clupea menhaden Mitchill, 1814). Type by original designation (also monotypic).

References[edit]

  • Gill, T.N. 1861: Synopsis of the subfamily of Clupeinae, with descriptions of new genera. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 13: 33–38.
  • Munroe, T.A. & M.S. Nizinski 2003: Clupeidae (Pp. 804-830). In: Carpenter 2003. The living marine resources of the Western Central Atlantic. vol. 2.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Menhaden fish