Chiloglanis carnosus

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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: Mochokidae
Subfamilia: Chiloglanidinae
Genus: Chiloglanis
Species: Chiloglanis carnosus

Name[edit]

Chiloglanis carnosus Roberts & Stewart, 1976

  • Holotype: MCZ 50464.
  • Paratypes: AMG P2741 [ex MCZ 50465] (1); BMNH 1976.5.21.42-45 [ex MCZ 50541] (4); MCZ 50241 (21), 50301 (1), 50382 (7), 50465 (orig. 15, now 14), 50541 (orig. 27, now 23, 3 c&s); MRAC 76-17-P-7-8 [ex MCZ 50241] (2); USNM 216372 [ex MCZ 50241] (3).

Type locality: Lower Congo River, near Inga, Democratic Republic of Congo, 5°27.5'S, 13°36.0'E [1].

Etymology: The specific name carnosus is the Latin word for fleshy, because of the general appearence of the species.

References[edit]

  • Roberts, T. R. & Stewart, D. J.; 1976: An ecological and systematic survey of fishes in the rapids of the lower Zaïre or Congo River. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 147 (6): 239–317, Pls. 1-14. BHL

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