Orthosternarchus tamandua

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Orthosternarchus tamandua

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Gymnotiformes 

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/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Gymnotiformes

Familia: Apteronotidae
Genus: Orthosternarchus
Species: Orthosternarchus tamandua

Name[edit]

Etymology: its species name is from the Tupi word tamanduá, meaning "anteater", in reference to its long snout.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Sternarchus tamandua Boulenger, 1898

Vernacular names[edit]

English: White knifefish, Oddball knifefish, White trumpet knifefish
日本語: ピンクゴーストナイフ
ไทย: ปลาผีตุ่น

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