Melamphaes proximus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Berycoidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
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
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Berycimorphaceae
Ordo: Beryciformes
Subordo: Berycoidei

Familia: Melamphaidae
Genus: Melamphaes
Species: Melamphaes proximus

Name[edit]

Melamphaes proximus Kotlyar, 2015

  • Holotype: ZMMU P17331
  • Paratypes: ZMMU P23456 (1), P23457 (1); IO RAS 03265 (2), 03268 (1), 03269 (1).

Type locality: Professor Mesyatsev, cruise 7 (PM7), April 2, 1979, trawling no. 25, bottom trawl, 30°50′ S, 93°08′ E, depth 1162 m.

Etymology: Specific epithet proximus, from Latin (= nearest, closest), stresses its close relation to Atlantic Melamphaes longivelis.

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Kotlyar, A. N., 2015: Revision of the Genus Melamphaes (Melamphaidae): 3. Oligoraker Species: M. proximus sp. n., M. contradictorius sp. n., and M. succedanaus sp. n. Voprosy Ikhtiologii 55 (5): 509–520. / Journal of Ichthyology 55 (5): 619–629. DOI: 10.1134/S0032945215050082