Scleropages leichardti

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Spotted arowana (Scleropages leichardti)

Taxonavigation[edit]

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: Osteoglossidae
Genus: Scleropages
Species: Scleropages leichardti

Name[edit]

Type localtity: Burdekin River [490]

Etymology: The species is named after the Prussian naturalist and explorer Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Leichhardt (1813-ca.1848), who first purchased the catch and sent them out for identification.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Scleropages scheichhardti Günther, 1864

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Spotted arowana, Saratoga, Dawson river salmon
ไทย: ปลาอะโรว่าออสเตรเลียจุด

References[edit]

Links[edit]

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