Ernstichthys

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Siluriformes 

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: Siluriformes

Familia: Aspredinidae
Genus: Ernstichthys
Species: E. anduzei – E. intonsus – E. megistus

Name[edit]

Ernstichthys Fernández-Yépez, 1953: 3, 4

Type species: Ernstichthys anduzei ♂ Fernández-Yépez, 1953. Type by original designation (also monotypic).

References[edit]

  • Fernández-Yépez, A. 1953: Algunas notas sobre los peces Asprediformes con descripción de Ernstichthys anduzei, nuevo e interesante bunocephalido. Novedades cientificas. Serie zoológica [Museo de Historia Natural La Salle]. 11: 1–6, Pl. 1.
  • Friel, J.P. & J.G. Lundberg 1996: Micromyzon akamai, gen. et sp. nov., a small and eyeless banjo catfish (Siluriformes: Aspredinidae) from the River Channels of the lower Amazon basin. Copeia, 1996(3): 641–648.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Banjo Catfish