Melanotaenia patoti

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Taxonavigation: Atherinoidei 

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: Ovalentaria
Superordo: Atherinomorphae
Ordo: Atheriniformes
Subordo: Atherinoidei

Familia: Melanotaeniidae
Genus: Melanotaenia
Species: Melanotaenia patoti

Name[edit]

Melanotaenia patoti (Weber, 1907)

  • Lectotype: ZMA 103199.
  • Paralectotypes: BMNH 1913.12.15.40 (1); CSIRO B 1192 (1); RMNH 23220 (1); CAS-SU (1, missing or not received); ZMA 103156 (now. 3).

Type locality: Rivlet at Nigri Lama, west coast Terangan [now spelled Trangan] Island, Aru Islands, Indonesia.

Etymology: This species was named patoti in recognition of its first collector W. F. Tissot van Patot who visited the islands in 1907.

Synonyms[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Patoti’s Rainbowfish

References[edit]

  • Allen, G. R., Hadiaty, R. K., Unmack, P. J. & Erdmann, M. V., 2015: Rainbowfishes (Melanotaenia: Melanotaeniidae) of the Aru Islands, Indonesia with descriptions of five new species and redescription of M. patoti Weber and M. senckenbergianus Weber. aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 21 (2): 66–108.
  • Weber, M., 1907: Eine zoogeographische Prophezeiung. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 32 (14): 401-404. BHL