Chilatherina pagwiensis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Atherinoidei 

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
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Ovalentaria
Superordo: Atherinomorphae
Ordo: Atheriniformes
Subordo: Atherinoidei

Familia: Melanotaeniidae
Genus: Chilatherina
Species: Chilatherina pagwiensis

Name[edit]

Holotype: AUM 58007. Paratypes: AUM 47649 (4); WAM P.27836-006 (26).

Type locality: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik Province, on Maprik-Pagwi road, upper Kuins Creek, 03.87436°S, 143.02377°E.[1]

Etymology: The species is named after Pagwi village, where the types were collected.

Vernacular Names[edit]

English: Pagwi Rainbowfish

References[edit]

  • Allen, G. R. & Unmack, P. J.; 2012: A new species of Rainbowfish (Chilatherina: Melanotaeniidae), from the Sepik River System of Papua New Guinea. aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 18 (4): 227–237.