Garra quadratirostris

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidea 

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: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cyprinoidea

Familia: Cyprinidae
Subfamilia: Labeoninae
Tribus: Garrini
Genus: Garra
Species: Garra quadratirostris

Name[edit]

Garra quadratirostris Nebeshwar & Vishwanath, 2013

  • Holotype: MUMF 4306.
  • Paratypes: MUMF 4307/5 (9); RGUMF 0200 (5), 0201/5 (5).

Type locality: India, Sikkim, Tista River at Rangpo (Ganga basin), 27°10'43"N, 88°32'10"E [1].

Etymology: The specific epithet is derived from the Latin quadrum (= square shape), and rostrum, rostris (= beak or bill), referring to the squarish shaped 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.