Hylopanchax moke

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cyprinodontoidei 

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: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Ovalentaria
Superordo: Atherinomorphae
Ordo: Cyprinodontiformes
Subordo: Cyprinodontoidei

Familia: Poeciliidae
Subfamilia: Procatopodinae
Genus: Hylopanchax
Species: Hylopanchax moke

Name[edit]

Hylopanchax moke Van der Zee et al., 2013

  • Holotype: ZSM 40768.
  • Paratypes: ZSM 40767 (ex ZSM 29750) (1, 2), 41386 (ex ZSM 29737 (25, now 24); MRAC 102524–533 (5, 5).

Type locality: Democratic Republic of Congo, Bandundu Province, streams and small rivers around Lui Kotale, 02°45'S, 20°22'E [1].

Etymology: The species name moké is the Lingala word for “very small”, referring to the minute size of this species.

References[edit]

  • van der Zee, J.R.; Sonnenberg, R.; Schliewen, U.K. 2013: Description of three new species of Hylopanchax Poll & Lambert, 1965 from the central Congo Basin (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae: Procatopodini) with a redefinition of the genus. Zootaxa 3701(1): 35–53. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3701.1.3 Reference page