Crenicichla monicae

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Taxonavigation: Cichliformes 

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: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Ovalentaria
Superordo: Cichlomorphae
Ordo: Cichliformes

Familia: Cichlidae
Subfamilia: Cichlinae
Genus: Crenicichla
Species: Crenicichla monicae

Name[edit]

Crenicichla monicae Kullander & Varella, 2015

  • Holotype: MZUSP 115494 .
  • Paratypes: NRM 66233 (1); ZSM 28113 (1).

Type locality: Brazil, State of Amazonas, Rio Negro drainage, Taracua.

Etymology: named for Mônica Toledo-Piza Ragazzo. Her initiative and effort in publishing the drawings of Wallace were a great service to science, and also decisive for identifying the species.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Wallace’s Pike Cichlid

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