Petitella

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Taxonavigation: Characiformes 

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: Characiformes

Familia: Characidae
Subfamiliae: Pristellinae
Genus: Petitella
Species: P. georgiae

Name[edit]

Petitella Géry & Boutière, 1964

Type species: Petitella georgiae Géry & Boutière, 1964.

Etymology: –ella, diminutive connoting endearment: in honor of zoologist-anatomist Georges Petit (1892-1973), Directeur du Laboratoire Arago. [1]

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