Curculionichthys sabaji

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Taxonavigation: Siluriformes 

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: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Siluriformes

Familia: Loricariidae
Subfamilia: Otothyrinae
Genus: Curculionichthys

Species: Curculionichthys sabaji


Curculionichthys sabaji Roxo et al., 2015

  • Holotype: MZUSP 117379.
  • Paratypes: LBP 19763 (0, 1); MZUSP 95711 (5, 2 c&s), 96959 (2), 97039 (5), 97138 (1), 97198 (2).

Type locality: Pará State, municipality of Altamira, Rio 13 de Maio, tributary of Rio Curuá, Rio Iriri drainage, 08°43'41"S, 55°01'38"W.

Etymology: The specific name sabaji is a patronym honoring Dr. Mark Henry Sabaj Pérez, Collection Manager of Ichthyology, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, in recognition of his dedication and contributions to study of Neotropical fishes especially from Rio Xingu basin (iXingu Project).