Henochilus

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Taxonavigation: Characiformes 

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/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Characiformes

Familia: Bryconidae
Subfamilia: Bryconinae
Genus: Henochilus
Species: H. wheatlandii

Name[edit]

Henochilus Garman, 1890

Etymology: heno- (= one), and cheilos (= lip), i.e., single lip, referring to lip on lower jaw, but absent on upper (From The ETYFish Project).

References[edit]

  • Garman, S., 1890: On a genus and species of the characines (Henochilus wheatlandii, gen. n. et sp. n.). Bulletin of the Essex Institute, 22: 49–52, Pl. 1. BHL
  • Travenzoli, N. M., Silva, P. C., Santos, U., Zanuncio, J. C., Oliveira, C. & Dergam, J. A., 2015: Cytogenetic and Molecular Data Demonstrate that the Bryconinae (Ostariophysi, Bryconidae) Species from Southeastern Brazil Form a Phylogenetic and Phylogeographic Unit. PLoS ONE, 10 (9): e0137843. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0137843

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