Encrasicholina heteroloba

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Taxonavigation: Clupeoidei 

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: Clupei
Superordo: Clupeomorpha
Ordo: Clupeiformes
Subordo: Clupeoidei

Familia: Engraulidae
Genus: Encrasicholina
Species: Encrasicholina heteroloba

Name[edit]

Encrasicholina heteroloba (Rüppell, 1837)

  • Lectotype: ?SMF 4305.
  • Paralectotypes: BMNH 1845.10.29.104 (1); ?RMNH 3341 [ex SMF] (1); SMF 4714-17 (4).

Type locality: Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea.

Etymology: etymology not explained and allusion not evident, possibly hetero- (= different), and lobus (= lobe), referring to distinctiveness of large, erect scales on each side of caudal fin. (From The ETYFish project)

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Shorthead Anchovy

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