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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: Clupeidae
Subfamilia: Alosinae
Genus: Ethmalosa
Species: E. fimbriata


Ethmalosa Regan, 1917: 302

Type species: Alausa dorsalis ♀ Valenciennes, 1847. Type by monotypy.


  • Regan, C.T. 1917: A revision of the clupeoid fishes of the genera Pomolobus, Brevoortia and Dorosoma and their allies. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (Series 8) 19(112): 297–316.
  • Grande, L. 1985: Recent and fossil clupeomorph fishes with materials for revision of the subgroups of clupeoids. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 181(2): 231–372.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Bonga shad