Nemipterus flavomandibularis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Spariformes 

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: Eupercaria
Ordo: Spariformes

Familia: Nemipteridae
Genus: Nemipterus
Species: Nemipterus flavomandibularis

Name[edit]

Nemipterus flavomandibularis Russell & Tweddle, 2013

  • Holotype: SAIAB 84192.
  • Paratypes: AMS I.46020-001 (1); CAS 234061 (1); MNHN IC-2012-0112 (1); NSMT P0111343 (1), P0111344 (1); NTM S.17229-001 (2); SAIAB 18025 (1), 84127 (1), 84180 (tissue voucher ACEP08-1702) (1), 84275 (1), 84300 (tissue voucher ACEP08-17) (7 of 11).

Type locality: Indian Ocean, Saya da Malha Bank, Mascarene Trawl Survey Station 19, 10.91°S, 60.97°E [1], 127 m depth.

Etymology: The specific name flavomandibularis, from the Latin flavus (= yellow), and mandibula (= lower jaw), was given in reference to the striking yellow colour on the lower jaw of this species.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Yellow-jaw threadfin bream

References[edit]

  • Russell, B. C. & Tweddle, D.; 2013: A new species of Nemipterus (Pisces: Nemipteridae) from the Western Indian Ocean. Zootaxa, 3630 (1): 191–197.