Homalopterula

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Taxonavigation: Cobitoidea 

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: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cobitoidea

Familia: Balitoridae
Genus: Homalopterula
Species: H. amphisquamata – H. gymnogaster – H. heterolepis – H. modiglianii – H. ripleyi – H. vanderbilti

Name[edit]

Homalopterula Fowler, 1940

Etymology: –ula, a diminutive, referring to “comparatively small size” of H. ripleyi, i.e., a small Homaloptera[1].

References[edit]

  • Fowler, H. W., 1940: Zoological results of the George Vanderbilt Sumatran Expedition, 1936-1939. Part II.--The fishes. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 91 (for 1939): 369–398.