Pegasus tetrabelos

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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: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Syngnathiformes
Subordo: Syngnathoidei
Familia: Pegasidae
Genus: Pegasus
Species: Pegasus tetrabelos

Name[edit]

Pegasus tetrabelos Osterhage et al., 2016

  • Holotype: CSIRO H 6553–03 .
  • Paratypes: many.

Type locality: northeast of Dungeness Island, Torres Strait, Australia, 09°46’9” S, 143°09’19” E, 19 m depth.

Etymology: The species name tetrabelos is a combination of the Greek tetra meaning four and belos meaning dart or arrow in allusion to the four backward pointing spines on the terminal tail ring (two on each side).

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Short-spined Seamoth

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