Ctenopoma nebulosum

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Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Anabantoidei 

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: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Anabantaria
Ordo: Anabantiformes
Subordo: Anabantoidei

Familia: Anabantidae
Genus: Ctenopoma
Species: Ctenopoma nebulosum

Name

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Ctenopoma nebulosum Norris & Teugels, 1990

  • Holotype: MRAC 87-24-P-151
  • Paratypes: BMNH 1969.3.26.54-56 (3); MNHN 1988-250 (1); MRAC 86-10-P-89 (1), MRAC 86-10-P-90-92 (3), MRAC 87-24-P-152 (1), MRAC 87-24-P-153-155 (3), MRAC 87-24-P-161 (1), MRAC 87-24-P-162-164 (3), MRAC 88-35-P-7-8 (2)

Type locality: Nigeria, Sombreiro River at Ehuama, 5°00'N, 6°40'E.

Etymology: The specific name is derived from the Latin nebulosus, meaning cloudy or dark, here referring to the darkly mottled body of this species.

References

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Primary references

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Additional references

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  • Norris, S.M. and M.E. Douglas, 1992. Geographic variation, taxonomic status, and biogeography of two widely distributed African freshwater fishes: Ctenopoma petherici and C. kingsleyae (Teleostei: Anabantidae). Copeia 1982 (no. 3): 709-724.(no. 3): 709-724.
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