Lampetra lusitanica

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Petromyzontiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Classis: Cyclostomata
Ordo: Petromyzontiformes

Familia: Petromyzontidae
Subfamilia: Petromyzontinae
Genus: Lampetra
Species: Lampetra lusitanica

Name[edit]

Lampetra lusitanica Mateus et al., 2013

  • Holotype: MB 05-002871.
  • Paratypes: MB 05-002872 (22).

Type locality: Ribeira da Marateca, Landeira, Vendas Novas, 38º35’39.46"N, 8º38’43.86"W [1], Sado drainage, Portugal.

Etymology: The specific epithet refers to the country where the species occur, Portugal, as Lusitania is considered the ancestral origin of Portugal.

References[edit]

  • Mateus, C. S., Alves, M. J., Quintella, B. R. & Almeida, P. R.; 2013: Three new cryptic species of the lamprey genus Lampetra Bonnaterre, 1788 (Petromyzontiformes: Petromyzontidae) from the Iberian Peninsula. Contributions to Zoology, 82 (1): 37–53. PDF