Mimagoniates microlepis

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Taxonavigation: Characiformes 

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: Characiformes

Familia: Characidae
Subfamilia: Stevardiinae
Genus: Mimagoniates
Species: Mimagoniates microlepis


Mimagoniates microlepis (Steindachner, 1877)

  • Lectotype: NMW 56534.
    • Lectotype apparently selected by Menezes & Weitzman, 2009.
  • Paralectotypes: NMW 56534:1 (1).

Type locality: Brooks near Rio de Janeiro, Rio dos Macacos, probably at Macacu, ca. 22°26'S, 42°49'W, Brazil.

Etymology: micro- (= small), and lepis (= scale), presumably referring to small scales, 44 along lateral line and 13-14 rows along the sides. (From The ETYFish project)