Microplecostomus forestii

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Taxonavigation: Siluriformes 

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: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Siluriformes

Familia: Loricariidae
Subfamilia: Neoplecostominae
Genus: Microplecostomus

Species: Microplecostomus forestii

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Microplecostomus forestii Silva et al., 2016

  • Holotype: MZUSP 118673.
  • Paratypes: AUM 67015 (1); LBP 17318 (2), 19000 (2), 19017 (1), 19319 (3), 19467 (2), 19468 (1); MZUSP 113919 (2).

Type locality: Brazil, Goiás state, municipality of São João D’Aliança, Roncador Stream, a tributary of das Brancas Stream, tributary of the Tocantizinho River, Tocantins River basin, 14°53'47.2"S, 47°34'58.4"W.

Etymology: The specific name, forestii, is given in honor of Fausto Foresti, Professor of the university of São Paulo state “Júlio de Mesquita Filho” (Unesp) in Brazil, for his contributions to fish genetics, with more than 250 papers published in this field.

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