Eviota lateritea

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Taxonavigation: Gobioidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Gobiaria
Ordo: Gobiiformes
Subordo: Gobioidei

Familia: Gobiidae
Subfamilia: Gobiinae
Genus: Eviota
Species: Eviota lateritea



Eviota lateritea Greenfield & Winterbottom, 2016

  • Holotype: ROM 64446.
  • Paratypes: ROM 101520 (0, 1), 64450 (0, 1), 64471 (1, 1), 64462 (0, 2); CAS 238872 (1, 1).

Type locality: New Caledonia, Port De Goro, fringing reef off road, 22°20’00” S, 167°00’20” E, silty coral rubble bottom, 18.3–24.4 m depth.

Etymology: The specific epithet lateritea is derived from laterite, a mineral producing the red dust that is all-pervasive in southern New Caledonia, referring to the red coloration of the species.

Vernacular names

English: Laterite Dwarfgoby