Centromochlus (Balroglanis) britskii

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Taxonavigation: Siluriformes 

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: Siluriformes

Familia: Auchenipteridae
Subfamilia: Centromochlinae
Genus: Centromochlus
Subgenus: Centromochlus (Balroglanis)

Name[edit]

Centromochlus (Balroglanis) britskii Sarmento-Soares & Birindelli, 2015

Type locality: São Paula, rio Paraná (now the UFE Ilha Solteira upper rio Paraná), approx. 20°18'S, 51°10'W, Brazil.

Etymology: in honor of Heraldo Antonio Britski, who collected type, for “significant contributions and pioneer studies” on the systematics of auchenipterid catfishes. The ETYFish Project

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References[edit]

  • Sarmento-Soares, L. M. & Birindelli, J. L. O., 2015: A new species of the catfish genus Centromochlus (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae: Centromochlinae) from the upper rio Pananá basin, Brazil. Neotropical Ichthyology, 13 (1): 77-86. PDF
  • Grant, S., 2015: Four new subgenera of Centromochlus Kner, 1858 with comments on the boundaries of some related genera (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae: Centromochlinae). Ichthyofile 3: 1–16.