Cyphocharax lundi

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Taxonavigation: Anostomoidea 

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: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Characiformes
Superfamilia: Anostomoidea

Familia: Curimatidae
Genus: Cyphocharax
Species: Cyphocharax lundi

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Cyphocharax lundi Dutra et al., 2016

Type locality: Brazil, Minas Gerais State, Município Confins, Karst of Lagoa Santa, Córrego Capão de Santana, tributary of Córrego do Jaques, itself a tributary of the Rio das Velhas, Rio São Francisco drainage, 19°36’55.61”S, 43°57’20.46”W.

Etymology: The specific epithet lundi is in honor to the Danish naturalist Peter W. Lund (1801–1880), in recognition to his contributions in paleontology, archeology, zoology and speleology. Lund made his major scientific discoveries in the karst area of Lagoa Santa, which includes the type locality of this species.

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