Danio flagrans

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Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidea 

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: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cyprinoidea

Familia: Cyprinidae
Subfamilia: Danioninae
Genus: Danio
Species: Danio flagrans


Danio flagrans Kullander, 2012

Holotype: NRM 62257. Paratypes: BMNH 2012.7.23.1-147 (147), 2012.7.23.204-208 (5); NRM 40928 (10), 41270 (9), 41671 (1).

Type locality: Myanmar, Kachin State, Ayeyarwaddy River drainage, Nan Hto Chaung in Putao, about 1 mile from 46th regiment, close to rice mill.

Etymology: The specific name flagrans is a Latin participial adjective (= flaming, blazing, burning, glowing), and is given with reference to the red to orange colour in living specimens, and with inspiration from the name glowlight danio applied on this species and D. choprae.