Pethia lutea

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Taxonavigation: Cyprinoidea 

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
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cyprinoidea

Familia: Cyprinidae
Subfamilia: Cyprininae
Tribus: Smiliogastrini
Genus Pethia
Species: Pethia lutea

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Pethia lutea Katwate et al., 2014

  • Holotype: BNHS FWF 71 .
  • Paratypes (21): BNHS FWF 72-85 (14); WILD 14-PIS-061-064 (4); ZSI–WRC 3686-88 (3).

Type locality: Bhira (18.4410N & 73.2670E, elevation 50m), Kundalika River, Raigad District, Maharashtra, India.

Etymology: The specific name lutea is Latin for ‘yellow’ and is named for the characteristic bright yellow colored body in life.

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