Characidium satoi

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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 satoi

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Characidium satoi Melo & Oyakawa, 2015

  • Holotype: MZUSP 114614.
  • Paratypes: MZUSP 39676 (15), 95289 (10), 95293 (10), 115059 (17); ROM 95300 (2); ZUEC 8549 (2).

Type locality: Brazil, Minas Gerais, mun. Três Marias, Córrego Curral das Éguas, tributary of Rio Abaeté, Rio São Francisco basin, 18°07'13"S, 45°24'52"W.

Etymology: The specific name satoi is a patronym that honors Dr. Yoshimi Sato, a biologist of the Companhia de Desenvolvivmento dos Vales do São Francisco e do Parnaíba (CODEVASF), for his contributions to the knowledge and conservation of the ichthyofauna of the Rio São Francisco drainage.

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