Geryichthys

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Characiformes 

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: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Characiformes

Familia: Crenuchidae
Subfamilia: Characidiinae
Genus: Geryichthys
Species (1): G. sterbai

Name[edit]

Type species: Geryichthys sterbai Zarske, 1997

Etymology: The name honours Jaques Géry for his taxonomic contributions to the knowledge of Characiformes, on the occasion of his 80th birthday.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Zarske, A.; 1997: Geryichthys sterbai gen. et spec. nov. and Microcharacidium geryi spec. nov.: Beschreibung einer neuen Gattung und zweier neuer Arten von Bodensalmlern aus dem Einzugsgebiet des Rio Ucayali in Peru (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Characidiidae). Zoologische Abhandlungen Staatliches Museum für Tierkunde in Dresden, 49 (2): 157–172.
  • Geryichthys and its species (including synonyms) in Catalog of Fishes,
    Eschmeyer, W.N., Fricke, R. & van der Laan, R. (eds.) 2020. Catalog of Fishes electronic version.