Lepidocephalichthys kranos

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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 kranos

Name[edit]

Lepidocephalichthys kranos Havird & Page, 2010

Holotype: UF 171980. [Paratypes: ANSP 179959, (1), BMNH 2001.2.21.15, (8), CAS 227278, (3), NIFI 3242, (3), UF 170286, (2), UF 170288, (10), UF 170287, (4), UF 170683, (5), UF 173041, (1), UMMZ 233768, (4), ZRC 51543, (6)].

Type locality: Thailand, Ubon Ratchathani, Mun River (tributary of Mekong River), marsh near University Ubon Ratchathani campus, 15° 10' 45.84" N, 104° 45' 44.76" E.

Etymology: Greek kranos for 'helmet', in reference to the large, exposed scales on the top of the head.

References[edit]

  • Havird, J. C. & Page, L. M. (2010): A Revision of Lepidocephalichthys (Teleostei: Cobitidae) with Descriptions of Two New Species from Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and Myanmar. Copeia 2010 (1): 137–159. Abstract: [1].