Leptaulopus

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Taxonavigation: Synodontoidei 

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: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Section: Aulopa
Ordo: Aulopiformes
Subordo: Synodontoidei

Familia: Aulopidae
Genus: Leptaulopus
Species: L. damasi – L. erythrozonatus

Name[edit]

Leptaulopus Gomon et al., 2013

Etymology: The generic name Leptaulopus is a combination of the Greek leptos (= slender), and aulopus, a name long applied to the broader group of fishes to which the genus belongs, in reference to the slender form of species it comprises.

References[edit]

  • Gomon, M.F., Struthers, C.D. & Stewart, A.L. 2013. A New Genus and Two New Species of the Family Aulopidae (Aulopiformes), Commonly Referred to as Aulopus, Flagfins, Sergeant Bakers or Threadsails, in Australasian Waters. Species Diversity 18: 141–161. Abstract (PDF). Reference page