Trimma aturirii

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Taxonavigation: Gobioidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Gobiaria
Ordo: Gobiiformes
Subordo: Gobioidei

Familia: Gobiidae
Subfamilia: Gobiinae
Genus: Trimma
Species: Trimma aturirii


Trimma aturirii Winterbottom et al., 2015

  • Holotype: ROM 94889.
  • Paratypes: MZB 22713 (7); ROM 95269 (5), 98809 (10), 98853 (3).

Type locality: Mapia Atoll, south end of Pulau Pegun, (00°47.795'N, 134°18.198'E), 60 m depth.

Etymology: Named in honor of Abraham Aturiri, Governor of West Papua province from 2006-2016, in recognition of his energetic efforts to ensure the conservation and wise, sustainable use of the hugely diverse coral reefs of the Bird's Head Seascape for the benefit of the Papuan people.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Aturiri’s pygmy goby


  • Winterbottom, R., Erdmann, M. V. & Cahyani, N. K., 2015: New species of Trimma (Actinopterygii, Gobiidae) from Indonesia, with comments on head papillae nomenclature. Zootaxa, 3973 (2): 201–226. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3973.2.1 Reference page