Brycinus imberi

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Taxonavigation: Characiformes 

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: Characiformes

Familia: Alestidae
Genus: Brycinus
Species: Brycinus imberi

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Brycinus imberi (Peters, 1852)

  • Lectotype: ZMB 3574.
    • Lectotype designated by Seegers, 1996
  • Paralectotypes: BMNH 1861.3.10.1-2 (2); ZMB 3575 (5), 23588 [ex ZMB 16122] (1), 32374 [ex ZMB 3574] (1).

Type locality: Zambezi River, Mozambique.

Etymology: etymology not explained, presumably from imberi or mberi, local name for this species in central and southeast Africa.

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References[edit]

  • Decru, E., Vreven, E., Sadio, O. & Snoeks, J. 2016. Brycinus epuluensis, a new species from the Epulu River (Congo basin), Africa (Teleostei: Alestidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 27(1): 49–60. Abstract Reference page
  • Peters, W.C.H. 1852. Diagnosen von neuen Flussfischen aus Mossambique. Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1852: 275–276, 681-685. Reference page
  • Seegers, L. 1996. The fishes of the Lake Rukwa drainage. Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 80, Sciences Zoologiques 278: 1–407. Reference page

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