Cobitis sakahoko

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Taxonavigation: Cobitoidea 

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: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cobitoidea

Familia: Cobitidae
Subfamilia: Cobitinae
Genus: Cobitis
Species: Cobitis sakahoko

Name[edit]

Cobitis sakahoko Nakajima & Suzawa, 2015

  • Holotype: TKPM-P 17335.
  • Paratypes: (5/5): KPM-NI 31986, 31987, 31984, 31982, 31985, 31981, 31983; TKPM-P 17336, 7360.

Type locality: Takazaki River, Oyodo River system, Takaharu, Miyazaki Pref., Kyushu Island, Japan.

Etymology: The specific name sakahoko is derived from the legendary weapon Ama-no-sakahoko (= inverted halberd of heaven), which was thrust into the Takachiho Peak of Mt. Kirishima, one of the sources of the Takazaki River, the type locality of this species. The lamina circularis of this species is a distinctive rectangular plate that resembles a halberd.

Vernacular names[edit]

日本語: Oyodo-shima-dojyoˆ

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