Jupiaba paranatinga

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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 paranatinga

Name[edit]

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

Holotype: MZUSP 100855. Paratypes: MZUSP 95720 (23), 95955 (6), 95956 (13), 96208 (13), 96251 (3), 96065 (4), 99938 (17); ANSP 189253 (2); INPA 32918 (2); MNRJ 33337 (2), 33487 (5), 33488 (42), 33486 (1).

Type locality: Brazil, Mato Grosso, Paranaíta, rio Teles Pires, Tapajós drainage, near the ferryboat at the road MT-416, 09°27'07"S, 56°30'46"W.[1]

Etymology: From the Tupi language paranatinga, in allusion to the type locality, rio Teles Pires, formerly known as rio Paranatinga (meaning “white river”), but then changed to its present name in honor of Capitão Antonio Lourenço Telles Pires, who drowned while exploring the headwaters of the river with Bakairi indians in 1889.

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 paranatinga in Catalog of Fishes,
    Eschmeyer, W.N., Fricke, R. & van der Laan, R. (eds.) 2019. Catalog of Fishes electronic version.