Gymnogeophagus lipokarenos

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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 lipokarenos

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Gymnogeophagus lipokarenos Malabarba et al., 2015

  • Holotype: MCP 23522.
  • Paratypes: MCP 16127 (8), 12958 (34 alc, 3 c&s), 12996 (14), 16117 (10); UFRGS 15743 (3), 15752 (3), 7551 (2), 7552 (1), 7553 (1); UMMZ 225381 (8), 225499 (5); ZVCP 12957 (2).

Type locality: Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, rio Dourados at Linha Várzea, on road from Severiano de Almeida to Aratiba, approx. 27°23’S, 52°13’W.

Etymology: From the Greek lipos, meaning fat, and from the Greek kara, meaning head, in allusion to the extremely large adipose hump of adult males.

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