Bryconamericus ecuadorensis

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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: Characidae
Subfamilia: Stevardiinae
Genus: Bryconamericus
Species: Bryconamericus ecuadorensis

Name[edit]

Bryconamericus ecuadorensis Román-Valencia et al., 2015

  • Holotype: IUQ 3813.
  • Paratypes: CEMZ-P 291 (4), 405 (14); IUQ 3141 (1 C&S), 3136 (1 C&S), 3147 (1 C&S), 3142 (1, C&S); MEPN 11129 (1), 4004 (5), 3979 (15), 4023 (15), 11155 (9), 87158 (20), 4042 (1), 11131 (1).

Type locality: Ecuador, Esmeraldas Province, Santiago River, 78° 51' 28.1" W, 00° 55' 53.1" N, 24 m a.s.l.

Etymology: named for the country of Ecuador, where the type series was collected.

References[edit]

  • Román–Valencia, C., Ruiz–C., R. I., Taphorn B., D. C., Jiménez–Prado, P. & García–Alzate, C. A., 2015: A new species of Bryconamericus (Characiformes, Stevardiinae, Characidae) from the Pacific coast of northwestern Ecuador, South America. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 38 (2): 241-252. PDF Reference page