Moenkhausia jamesi

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Characiformes

Familia: Characidae
Subfamiliae: Pristellinae
Genus: Moenkhausia
Species: Moenkhausia jamesi

Name[edit]

Moenkhausia jamesi Eigenmann, 1908

  • Syntypes: MCZ 20734 (1), 20742 (1), 20816 (2), 20827 (1).
  • Lectotype: ???
  • Paralectotype: MCZ 20827 (1).

Type locality: Iça; Obidos; Lago do Maximo; Tajapuru, Amazon River, Brazil.

Etymology: in honor of philosopher-psychologist William James (1842-1910), a volunteer on the Thayer Expedition that collected type [brother of novelist Henry James]. (From The ETYFish Project)

Vernacular names[edit]

português: Piaba

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