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Taxonavigation: Paedocypridoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Olfactores
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Paedocypridoidea

Familia: Paedocyprididae
Genus: Paedocypris
Species: P. carbunculus – P. micromegethes – P. progenetica


  • Paedocypris Kottelat, Britz, Hui & Witte, 2006


  • Britz, R.; Kottelat, M. 2008: Paedocypris carbunculus, a new species of miniature fish from Borneo (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae). Raffles bulletin of zoology, 56: 415–422. PDF
  • Kottelat, M.; Britz, R.; Hui, T.H.; Witte, K.-E. 2006: Paedocypris, a new genus of Southeast Asian cyprinid fish with a remarkable sexual dimorphism, comprises the world's smallest vertebrate. Proceedings of the Royal Society (B), 273: 895–899. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2005.3419 JSTOR
  • Mayden, R.L.; Chen, W.-J. 2010: The world’s smallest vertebrate species of the genus Paedocypris: A new family of freshwater fishes and the sister group to the world’s most diverse clade of freshwater fishes (Teleostei: Cypriniformes). Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 57 (1): 152–175. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2010.04.008
  • Rüber, L.; Kottelat, M.; Tan, H.H.; Ng, P.K.L.; Britz, R. 2007: Evolution of miniaturization and the phylogenetic position of Paedocypris, comprising the world's smallest vertebrate. BMC evolutionary biology, 7: 38. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-7-38


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