Chrysobrycon guahibo

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Taxonavigation: Characiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
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: Characiformes

Familia: Characidae
Subfamilia: Stevardiinae
Genus: Chrysobrycon

Species: Chrysobrycon guahibo


Chrysobrycon guahibo Vanegas-Ríos et al., 2015

  • Holotype: MPUJ 7160.
  • Paratypes: CI-FML 6152 (6); MLP 10829 (2 c&s); MPUJ 7162 (11), 7161 (10), 7163 (1), 7164 (3), 7165 (6), 7166 (8), 7167 (10), 7168 (2); MLP 10830 (4).

Type locality: Colombia: Meta department: Fuente de Oro municipality: Orinoco River basin, Guaviare River basin, Ariari River basin, Caño Abrote; 3°17'39" N, 73°32'02" W, 258 m asl.

Etymology: The species name guahibo is in honour of the Guahibo tribe (or Sikuani), an ethnic group of Amerindians of the Arauca, Guaviare, Meta, Orinoco, and Vichada rivers basins. This tribe is the most populous ethnic group inhabiting the Orinoco floodplains where the species is known.