Squalius pyrenaicus

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Squalius pyrenaicus
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: Leuciscinae
Genus: Squalius
Species: Squalius pyrenaicus


Squalius pyrenaicus (Günther, 1868)

  • Syntypes: (at least 8) BMNH 1863.6.19.23 (1) and 1863.6.19.3 (2 spec. donated by MNCN, Madrid), 9.19.24 (1), 9.19.33-34 (2), 6.19.19-22 (3?).

Type locality: Mondego and Cintra [Sintra] rivers, Portugal.

Etymology: –icus, belonging to: the Pyrenees, mountain range separating Iberian Peninsula from rest of continental Europe, presumably referring to distribution in Portugal. (from The ETYFish project)


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Iberian Chub
español: Bordallo, Cacho, Cachuelo
português: Escalo-do-Sul


  • Günther, A. 1868. Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. Catalogue of the Physostomi, containing the families Heteropygii, Cyprinidae, Gonorhynchidae, Hyodontidae, Osteoglossidae, Clupeidae, Chirocentridae, Alepocephalidae, Notopteridae, Halosauridae, in the collection of the British Museum. Volume 7. British Museum, printed by Order of the Trustees: London. i–xx + 1–512 pp. BHL Reference page
  • Perea, S., Cobo-Simon, M. & Doadrio, I. 2016. Cenozoic tectonic and climatic events in southern Iberian Peninsula: implications for the evolutionary history of freshwater fish of the genus Squalius (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Available online 16 January 2016.DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.01.007 Reference page


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