Paedocypris micromegethes

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Paedocypridoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Paedocypridoidea

Familia: Paedocyprididae
Genus: Paedocypris
Species: Paedocypris micromegethes

Name[edit]

Paedocypris micromegethes Kottelat, Britz, Tan & Witte, 2006: 896, Figs. 2c, d, 3-4

Holotype: ZRC 49869.

Paratypes: BMNH 2004.11.16.1-40 (40), 2004.11.16.41-60 (20); CMK 10942 (160 of 386); ZRC 39852 (19), 49870 (166).

Type locality: About 40 kilometers from Mukah on road Mukah Sibu, 2°54'29"N, 112°19'32"E, Sungai Gayao, Sarawak, Borneo.

References[edit]

  • Kottelat, M. , R. Britz, H.H. Tan & K.-E. Witte 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 of Edinburgh Section B (Biology), 273: 895–899.
  • Paedocypris micromegethes in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2023. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 06/2022.
  • Britz, R. & M. Kottelat 2008: Paedocypris carbunculus, a new species of miniature fish from Borneo (Teleostei: Cypriniiformes: Cyprinidae). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 56 (2): 415–422.