Mastacembelus apectoralis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

CT scan of a Mastacembelus apectoralis head
Taxonavigation: Synbranchiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Anabantaria
Ordo: Synbranchiformes

Familia: Mastacembelidae
Genus: Mastacembelus
Species: Mastacembelus apectoralis

Name[edit]

Mastacembelus apectoralis Brown, Britz, Bills & Rüber, 2011

Type locality: Lake Tanganyika.

References[edit]

  • Brown, K. J. , R. Britz, R. Bills & L. Rüber 2011: Pectoral fin loss in the Mastacembelidae: a new species from Lake Tanganyika. Journal of Zoology (London). 284(4): 286–293. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2011.00804.x