Hypoplectrus ecosur

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Hypoplectrus ecosur


Taxonavigation: Percoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
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: Eupercaria
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Percoidei
Superfamilia: Percoidea

Familia: Serranidae
Subfamilia: Serraninae
Genus: Hypoplectrus
Species: Hypoplectrus ecosur


  • Hypoplectrus ecosur Victor, 2012

Holotype: ECOCH 7180 (MXV0269). Paratypes: ECOCH 7180 (MXV0270) (1), 7150 (MXV0220) (1).

Type locality: Mexico, Quintana Roo, off Contoy, 20.49°N, 86.80°W.[1]

Etymology: The species is named for the acronym of El Colegio de la Frontera Sur in recognition of the pioneering work of the ichthyology group in marine ecology based at the Unidad Chetumal on the biodiversity and conservation of ecosystems in the western Caribbean.


  • Victor, B. C.; 2012: Hypoplectrus floridae n. sp. and Hypoplectrus ecosur n. sp., two new barred hamlets from the Gulf of Mexico (Pisces: Serranidae): more than 3% different in COI mtDNA sequence from the Caribbean Hypoplectrus species flock. Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation, 5: 1–19. PDF
  • Hypoplectrus ecosur in Catalog of Fishes, Eschmeyer, W.N., Fricke, R. & van der Laan, R. (eds.) 2024. Catalog of Fishes electronic version.