Lophiosilurus alexandri

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Lophiosilurus alexandri

Taxonavigation[edit]

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
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Siluriformes
Familia: Pseudopimelodidae
Genus: Lophiosilurus
Species: Lophiosilurus alexandri

Name[edit]

Type tocality: Probably amazonus, Brazil.

Etymology: Lophiosilurus: Greek, lophos = crest + Greek, silouros = cat fish.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Lophiosilurus agassizi Steindachner, 1880
  • Silurus muticus Larrañaga, 1923

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Pac-man catfish, Frog-faced catfish
日本語: パカモン
português: Pacamã

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