Nuchequula mannusella

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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 mannusella

Name[edit]

Nuchequula mannusella Chakrabarty & Sparks, 2007

Type locality: Tungshih Fish Market, 23°27'01"N. 120°08'19.3"E, Chiayi County, Taiwan.

Etymology: Name from Latin mannus meaning pony, the common name for the family, and sella meaning saddle, refers to the shape of the nuchal marking.

References[edit]

  • Chakrabarty, P. & Sparks, J.S., 2007: Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of Nuchequula Whitley 1932 (Teleostei: Leiognathidae), with the description of a new species. American Museum Novitates, 3588: 1–25. [1]
  • 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.