Copella vilmae

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Taxonavigation: Characiformes 

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: Characiformes

Familia: Lebiasinidae
Genus: Copella
Species: Copella vilmae

Name[edit]

Copella vilmae Géry, 1963

  • Holotype: SMF 5931.
  • Paratypes: SMF 5967-78 (12); SU (not found); USNM 198135 (4).

Type locality: Igarapé Préto, along upper Amazon, near Belem, about 60 kilometers below Leticia, Peru-Colombia border.

Etymology: The species is named after the wife of the ethnographer and tropical-fish collector Harald Schultz (1909–1966), Vilma Schultz (see: ETYFish Project).

References[edit]

  • Géry, J.; 1963: Copella vilmae n. sp. (Pisces, Characoidei). Senckenbergiana Biologica, 44 (1): 25–31.