Neofundulus

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Taxonavigation: Aplocheiloidei 

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: Cyprinodontiformes
Subordo: Aplocheiloidei

Familia: Rivulidae
Genus: Neofundulus
Species: N. acutirostratus – N. aureomaculatus – N. guaporensis – N. ornatipinnis – N. paraguayensis – N. parvipinnis – N. rubrofasciatus – N. splendidus

Name[edit]

Neofundulus Myers, 1924: 9

Etymology: From Ancient Greek prefix νεο- (neo-), from νέος (néos, “new, young”), and fundulus, from Latin fundus (= bottom); a peculiar name for a topminnow, coined for a bottom species of Atlantic coast being "the abode of the fundulus mudfish".

Reference[edit]

  • Myers, G.S. 1924: A new poeciliid fish from the Congo, with remarks on funduline genera. American Museum novitates, 116: 1–9. PDF

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