Pollimyrus castelnaui

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Taxonavigation: Osteoglossiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohort: Osteoglossocephala
Cohort/Superordo: Osteoglossomorpha
Ordo: Osteoglossiformes

Familia: Mormyridae
Genus: Pollimyrus
Species: Pollimyrus castelnaui


Pollimyrus castelnaui (Boulenger, 1911)

  • Syntypes: BMNH 1910.5.31.11-12 (2).

Type locality: Lake Ngami basin, Bechuanaland [Botswana], southern Africa.


Selected references[edit]

  • Boulenger, G. A.; 1911: On a collection of fishes from the Lake Ngami Basin, Bechuanaland. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, 18 (pt 5, no. 1): 399–431, Pls. 38-43. BHL
  • Kramer, B., van der Bank, F. H., Flint, N., Sauer-Gürth, H. & Wink, M.; 2003: Evidence for parapatric speciation in the mormyrid fish, Pollimyrus castelnaui (Boulenger, 1911) from the Okavango-Upper Zambezi River systems: P. marianne sp. nov., defined by electric organ discharges, morphology and genetics. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 67 (1): 47–70.
  • Kramer, B.; van der Bank, H.; Wink, M. 2013 (Online) 2014 (Print): Marked differentiation in a new species of dwarf stonebasher, Pollimyrus cuandoensis sp. nov. (Mormyridae: Teleostei), from a contact zone with two sibling species of the Okavango and Zambezi rivers. Journal of natural history, 48(7-8): 429–463. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2013.807950 reference page