Characidium nana

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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: Crenuchidae
Subfamilia: Characidiinae
Genus: Characidium
Species: Characidium nana

Name[edit]

Characidium nana Mendonça & Netto-Ferreira, 2015

  • Holotype: MPEG 31838.
  • Paratypes: INPA 48536 (3); MNRJ 43743 (3); MPEG 25792 (10, 5 c&s); MZUSP 117154 (3).

Type locality: Brazil, Pará, Rio 13 de Maio, approximately 40 km from Castelo dos Sonhos, 8°38'54.65"S 55°1'45.04"W.

Etymology: Named in honor of Mariana Barreira Mendonça, the first author’s sister, known by her family and friends as “Naná”.

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