Ctenocheirodon pristis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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: Characidae
Subfamilia: Cheirodontinae
Genus: Ctenocheirodon

Name[edit]

  • Ctenocheirodon pristis Malabarba & Jerep, 2012

Holotype: UFRGS 15606. Paratypes: MCP 15635 (1), 15636 (2); MZUSP 40496 (2), 40512 (2), 40519 (47), 40535 (55), 40548 (5), 40553 (1), 40609 (24), 40662 (10), 40764 (6); UFRGS 11232 (13); USNM 292206 (4); UNT 4396 (7), 7257 (9), 7325 (1).

Type locality: Brazil, Goiás, Nova Roma, Rio Tocantins basin, affluent of Rio Paranã, 13°48'48.5"S, 46°52'13"W.

Etymology: The species name pristis is from the Greek prister, meaning saw, in reference to the projected ventral procurrent caudal-fin rays along the ventral margin of the caudal peduncle.

References[edit]

  • Malabarba, L. R. & Jerep, F. C., 2012: A New Genus and Species of Cheirodontine Fish from South America (Teleostei: Characidae). Copeia, 2012 (2): 243–250.