Hisonotus pachysarkos

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Siluriformes 

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: Siluriformes

Familia: Loricariidae
Subfamilia: Otothyrinae
Genus: Hisonotus
Species: Hisonotus pachysarkos

Name[edit]

Hisonotus pachysarkos Zawadzki et al., 2016

  • Holotype: MZUSP 115283.
  • Paratypes: many.

Type locality: Brazil: Paraná State: municipality of Prudentópolis, rio Barra Grande, tributary of rio Ivaí, upper rio Paraná basin, 25°04'55" S, 51°10'35" W.

Etymology: The specific name pachysarkos comes from Greek and means obese, paunchy. It is related to the swollen ventral surface of the head and abdomen in large males. A Greek adjective, indeclinable.

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