Peckoltia greedoi

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Peckoltia greedoi

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Siluriformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
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
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Siluriformes

Familia: Loricariidae
Subfamilia: Hypostominae
Tribus: Ancistrini
Genus: Peckoltia
Species: Peckoltia greedoi

Name[edit]

Peckoltia greedoi Armbruster , Werneke & Tan, 2015

Type locality: Brazil, Pará, río Gurupi on BR 316 at border of Pará and Maranhão, -01.8003°, -046.3167°.

Holotype: MCP. MCP 21972. 78.0 mm SL. 23.VII.1998. leg. R. Reis, J. P. Silva, E. Pereira, J. Montoya.

Etymology: Named for Greedo of Rodia, a bounty hunter killed by Han Solo in Chalmun’s Spaceport Cantina in the movie “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope” (Lucasfilm, Twentieth Century Fox, 1977) with whom this species shares a remarkable resemblance.

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