Garra birostris

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Olfactores
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cyprinoidea

Familia: Cyprinidae
Subfamilia: Garrinae
Genus: Garra
Species: Garra birostris

Name[edit]

Garra birostris Nebeshwar & Vishwanath, 2013

  • Holotype: MUMF 4302.
  • Paratypes: MUMF 4303/5 (5); RGUMF 0077 (5), 0078 (5), 0080 (5).

Type locality: India, Arunachal Pradesh, Papum Pare district, Dikrong River at Doimukh (Brahmaputra basin), 27°08'19"N, 93°44'51"E [1].

Etymology: The specific epithet is derived from the Latin bi (= two), and rostrum (rostris) (= beak or bill), referring to the two beaklike projections of the proboscis.

References[edit]

  • Nebeshwar, K. & Vishwanath, W.; 2013: Three new species of Garra (Pisces: Cyprinidae) from north-eastern India and redescription of G. gotyla. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 24 (2): 97–120.