Nuchequula longicornis

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Taxonavigation: Chaetodontiformes 

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: Chaetodontiformes

Familia: Leiognathidae
Subfamilia: Gazzinae
Genus: Nuchequula
Species: Nuchequula longicornis

Name[edit]

Nuchequula longicornis Kimura et al., 2008

  • Holotype: NSMT-P 76262.
  • Paratypes: (21).

Type locality: off the coast of Sri Racha, Gulf of Thailand.

Etymology: longicornis is derived from the Latin meaning ‘‘long horn,’’ in reference to the long second dorsal fin spine.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Longspine ponyfish

References[edit]

  • Kimura, S., Kimura, R. & Ikejima, K., 2008: Revision of the genus Nuchequula with descriptions of three new species (Perciformes: Leiognathidae). Ichthyological Research 55: 22–42.