Lepidocephalichthys alkaia

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cobitoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cobitoidea

Familia: Cobitidae
Subfamilia: Cobitinae
Genus: Lepidocephalichthys
Species: Lepidocephalichthys alkaia

Name[edit]

Lepidocephalichthys alkaia Havird & Page, 2010

Holotype: USNM 372169. [Paratypes: BMNH 2008.11.27.1–3, UF 173039 (4), USNM 394517 (16), ZRC 51544 (3), USNM 372149 (1)].

Type locality: Myanmar, Kachin State, Hpa-Lap stream, of Nam Chim Chaung, of Nan Kwe Chaung, NW of Myitkyina, 25° 31' 36" N, 97° 22' 45" E.

Etymology: Greek alkaia for "lion’s tail", in reference to the tail-like dark stripe on the caudal fin.

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