Gymnogeophagus constellatus

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Taxonavigation: Cichliformes 

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: Ovalentaria
Superordo: Cichlomorphae
Ordo: Cichliformes

Familia: Cichlidae
Subfamilia: Cichlinae
Genus: Gymnogeophagus
Species: Gymnogeophagus constellatus

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Gymnogeophagus constellatus Malabarba et al., 2015

  • Holotype: MCP 10499.
  • Paratypes: MCP 10478 (8), 10949 (4), 10827 (16, 3 c&s), 10867 (2), 11863 (1), 34922 (3), 37021 (2); UFRGS 10420 (2), 7094 (19); ZVCP 12956 (2).

Type locality: Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, Ijuí, rio Conceição, 28°27’48”S, 53°57’17”W.

Etymology: From the Latin constellatus meaning studded with stars, in reference to arrangement of white bright spots in the dorsolateral region of the body.

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