Etrumeus whiteheadi

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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: Dussumieriinae
Genus: Etrumeus
Species: Etrumeus whiteheadi

Name[edit]

Holotype: BMNH 1890.6.27.24. Paratypes: BMNH 1965.11.26.1-3 (3); SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 3844 (8), 5706 (2).

Type locality: Southwestern Indian Ocean, South Africa, Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth.[1]

Etymology: named in honour for Peter J.P. Whitehead, English ichthyologist.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Whitehead's round herring

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