Oregonichthys kalawatseti

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Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidea 

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: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cyprinoidea

Familia: Cyprinidae
Subfamilia: Leuciscinae
Genus: Oregonichthys
Species: Oregonichthys kalawatseti

Name[edit]

Oregonichthys kalawatseti Markle et al., 1991

  • Holotype: USNM 306790 [ex OS 5494].
  • Paratypes: CAS 68130 (3); LACM 44850-1 (2); OS 9613 (1), 12078 (2), 12444-48 (2, 3, 6, 3, 2); UMMZ 216010 (2); USNM 306791 (3).

Type locality: Elk Creek at end of Schad Road, tributary to Umpqua River, Douglas County, Oregon, U.S.A.

Etymology: The species is namend after the Kalawatset people, who used to live in Oregon. For details see the ETYFish Project [1].

References[edit]

  • Markle, D. F., Pearsons, T. N. & Bills, D. T.; 1991: Natural history of Oregonichthys (Pisces: Cyprinidae), with a description of a new species from the Umpqua River of Oregon. Copeia 1991 (2): 277–293. Reference page