Oreichthys

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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: Cyprininae
Tribus: Smiliogastrini
Genus Oreichthys
Species: O. andrewi – O. coorgensis – O. cosuatis – O. crenuchoides – O. duospilus – O. incognito – O. parvus

Name[edit]

Oreichthys Smith, 1933

Type species: Oreichthys parvus Smith, 1933

Etymology: From oreas (= of the mountains), referring to “free-swimming existence” of O. parvus in mountain streams; ichthys (= fish). (From The ETYFish Project)

References[edit]

  • Smith, H.M. 1933. Contributions to the ichthyology of Siam. II–VI. Journal of the Siam Society, Natural History, Supplement 9(1): 53–87, Pls. 1–3.  reference page 

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