Zaireichthys kafuensis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Siluriformes 

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: Siluriformes

Familia: Amphiliidae
Subfamilia: Leptoglaninae
Genus: Zaireichthys
Species: Zaireichthys kafuensis

Name[edit]

Zaireichthys kafuensis Eccles, Tweddle & Skelton, 2011: 8, Figs. 3G, 7

Holotype: [AMG] SZAIAB 98519.

Paratypes: AMSA/P 664 (2), BMNH 1979.12.6.1 [ex SAIAB 74-113] (1), USNM 220961 [ex SAIAB 74-113] (1)

Type locality: Kafue River at Iolanda, 15°45'S, 28°15'E, just upstream of head of Kafue Gorge, south of Lusaka, Zambia.

References[edit]

  • Eccles, D.H. , D. Tweddle & P.H. Skelton 2011: Eight new species in the dwarf catfish genus Zaireichthys (Siluriformes: Amphiliidae). Smithiana, Publications in Aquatic Biodiversity, Bulletin, 13: 3–28. [1]
  • Zaireichthys kafuensis in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2021. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 02/2021.