Gazza squamiventralis

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Taxonavigation: Chaetodontiformes 

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: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Eupercaria
Ordo: Chaetodontiformes

Familia: Leiognathidae
Subfamilia: Gazzinae
Genus: Gazza
Species: Gazza squamiventralis

Name[edit]

Gazza squamiventralis Yamashita & Kimura, 2001

  • Holotype: USNM 345525.
  • Paratypes: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 47103-04 (3, 3); USNM 345526 (2).

Type locality: Kilindini Harbor, Mombasa, Kenya, depth about 4-13 meters.

Etymology: Named for the scalation of this species.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Scaled belly toothpony

References[edit]

  • Yamashita, T. & Kimura, S., 2001: A new species, Gazza squamiventralis, from the East coast of Africa (Perciformes: Leiognathidae). Ichthyological Research, 48 (2): 161-166.