Jupiaba iasy

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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: Characidae
Genus: Jupiaba
Species: Jupiaba iasy

Name[edit]

  • Jupiaba iasy Netto-Ferreira, Zanata, Birindelli & Sousa, 2009

Holotype: MZUSP 100854. Paratypes: MZUSP 99990 (84), 98675 (1), 99802 (5), 99782 (3), 100856 (39), 97441 (21); ANSP 189254 (5); INPA 32919 (5); MNRJ 33338 (5), 33489 (1).

Type locality: Brazil, Mato Grosso, Paranaíta, sandy beach on the left riverbank of rio Teles Pires downstream of the Sete Quedas rapids, 09º20’38"S, 56º46’42"W.[1]

Etymology: From the tupi îasy, the goddess of the moon in the Brazilian Tupi-indians’ mythology. This epithet is given in allusion to the crescent-shaped humeral blotch of Jupiaba iasy.

References[edit]

  • Netto-Ferreira, A. L., Zanata, A. M., Birindelli, J. L. O. & Sousa, L. M.; 2009: Two new species of Jupiaba (Characiformes: Characidae) from the rio Tapajós and rio Madeira drainages, Brazil, with an identification key to species of the genus. Zootaxa, 2262: 53–68.
  • Jupiaba iasy in Catalog of Fishes,
    Eschmeyer, W.N., Fricke, R. & van der Laan, R. (eds.) 2019. Catalog of Fishes electronic version.