Chaetostoma lexa

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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: Loricariidae
Subfamilia: Hypostominae
Tribus: Ancistrini
Genus: Chaetostoma

Name[edit]

Chaetostoma lexa (Salcedo, 2013)

  • Holotype: ANSP 179128.
  • Paratypes: ANSP 179129 (3), 179124 (12).

Type locality: Peru, Departamento de Huánuco, Provincia de Leoncio Prado, Mariano Dámaso Beraun, vicinity of Tingo María, Cueva de las Pavas, Quebrada Luconyupe, 09°22'15.1"S, 75°58'32.7"W [1].

Etymology: The specific epithet lexa is in recognition of Alexandra Keane, sustainability activist, currently a Political Sciences student at the College of Charleston.

References[edit]

  • Lujan, N. K., Meza-Vargas, V., Astudillo-Clavijo, V., Barriga-Salazar, R. & López-Fernández, H., 2015: A Multilocus Molecular Phylogeny for Chaetostoma Clade Genera and Species with a Review of Chaetostoma (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the Central Andes. Copeia 103 (3): 664–701. doi: 10.1643/CI-14-194
  • Salcedo, N.J. 2013: Description of Loraxichthys lexa, new genus and species (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the Río Huallaga Basin, central Peru, with notes on the morphology of the enigmatic Lipopterichthys carrioni Norman, 1935. Zootaxa 3640(4): 557–571. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3640.4.4 Reference page