Careproctus lerikimae

From Wikispecies
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Taxonavigation: Cyclopteroidea 

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
Ordo: Scorpaeniformes
Subordo: Cottoidei
Superfamilia: Cyclopteroidea

Familia: Liparidae
Genus: Careproctus
Species: Careproctus lerikimae

Name[edit]

Careproctus lerikimae Orr et al., 2015

  • Holotype: UW 118033.
  • Paratypes: many.

Type locality: Alaska, Beaufort Sea, 71.5131°N, 152.2033°W, 178 m depth.

Etymology: named in honor of Erika Acuña, Kim Rand, and Libby Logerwell of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center for collecting or coordinating in 2008 the collection of the first representatives of the species at sea. The specific epithet is an amalgamation of the collectors’ names to be treated as a noun in apposition.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Dusty Snailfish

References[edit]