Caecieleotris morrisi

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Taxonavigation: Eleotroidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: 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: Gobiaria
Ordo: Gobiiformes
Subordo: Eleotroidei

Familia: Eleotridae
Genus: Caecieleotris

Species: Caecieleotris morrisi



Caecieleotris morrisi Walsh & Chakrabarty, 2016

Type locality: Mexico, Oaxaca State, submerged cave at the bottom of Presa Miguel Alemán reservoir , appr. 18°11'22.58" N, 96°36'56.02" W.

Etymology: The specific epithet is a patronym to honor the good friend and colleague of the authors, Thomas L. Morris, discoverer and collector of this species, renowned cave diver and speleobiologist, intrepid explorer, and respected conservationist devoted to the protection of karst habitats and their associated biotas.