Pethia sanjaymoluri

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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 sanjaymoluri

Name[edit]

Pethia sanjaymoluri Katwate et al., 2016

  • Holotype: BNHS FWF 138.
  • Paratypes: BNHS FWF 139 (1), FWF 144–145 (2), FWF 146 (1); WILD 15-PIS-198–200 (3), 15-PIS-201–203 (3); ZSI-WRC P/4357–4359 (3), P/4356 (1).

Type locality: India, Maharashtra, Pune District, Pavana River near Rawet, 18°38'30"N; 73°45'13"E, 561 m a.s.l.

Etymology: The species is named after Sanjay Molur from the Zoo Outreach Organization, for his contribution to the conservation of threatened taxa in the South Asian region.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Sanjay’s Black-tip Pethia

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