Garra typhlops

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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/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cyprinoidea

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

Name[edit]

Garra typhlops (Bruun & Kaiser, 1944)

  • Holotype: ZMUC P26475.
  • Paratypes: ZMUC P26476-80 (5).

Type locality: From a flood resurgence at Kaaje-Ru, valley of Ab-i-Serum, Lorestan Province, Zagros mountains, Iran, 33°05'N, 48°36'E.

Etymology: blind, a cave fish with “no external traces of eyes to be seen”. (From The ETYFish project

Synonyms[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Iran Cave Barb

References[edit]

  • Bagheri, M., Goudarzi, F., Zalaghi, A.H. & Savabieasfahani, M. 2016. Habitat characteristics and population size of Iranocypris typhlops, the Iran cave barb. Environmental Biology of Fishes, First online: 10 February 2016.doi: 10.1007/s10641-015-0465-6 reference page 
  • Bruun, A.F. & Kaiser, E.W. 1944. Iranocypris typhlops n. g., n. sp., the first true cave-fish from Asia. Danish Scientific Investigations in Iran (Copenhagen), 4: 1–8, Pl. 1. reference page 

Links[edit]

  • Garra typhlops in Catalog of Fishes,
    Eschmeyer, W.N., Fricke, R. & Van der Laan, R. (eds.) 2017. Catalog of Fishes electronic version.
  • Garra typhlops in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2017. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 10/2016.
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