Chiloglanis macropterus

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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: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Siluriformes

Familia: Mochokidae
Subfamilia: Chiloglanidinae
Genus: Chiloglanis
Species: Chiloglanis macropterus

Name[edit]

Chiloglanis macropterus Poll & Stewart, 1975

  • Holotype: ROM 28035.
  • Paratypes: BMNH 1975.2.14.11-13 (3); MRAC 74-36-P-1-4 (4); ROM 30518 (11).

Type locality: Luongo River at ferry crossing, 53 kilometers south of Kawambwa [1], Zambia.

Etymology: The specific epithet is a combination of the Greek makros (= long), and optikos (pertaining to sight), in reference of the relatively large eyes of the species.

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