Zaireichthys lacustris

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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 lacustris

Name[edit]

  • Zaireichthys lacustris Eccles, Tweddle & Skelton, 2011
    • Authority for current placement: original
      • undisputed by all subsequent authorities
    • Original genus: Zaireichthys Roberts, 1968
    • Original status: valid species
    • Primary type: holotype
      • Fixation: designated
      • Description: 'mature male'
      • Repository: SAIAB 455
    • Type locality: Malawi: Lake Malawi: 'trawled in shells in Mazinzi Bay (14°07’S, 34°57’E) about 8 km south-east of Monkey Bay in 11–13 m depth'

References[edit]

  • Eccles, D.H.; Tweddle, D.; Skelton, P.H. 2011: Eight new species in the dwarf catfish genus Zaireichthys (Siluriformes: Amphiliidae). Smithiana, (13): 3–28. PDF