Awaouichthys menoni

TaxonavigationEdit

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: Oxudercidae
Subfamilia: Gobionellinae
Genus: Awaouichthys

Species: Awaouichthys menoni

NameEdit

Awaouichthys menoni Chatterjee & Mishra, 2013

  • Holotype: ZSI F.7377/2.
  • Paratypes: ZSI 7378/2-7380/2 (3).

Type locality: Patibonia Island in the Gangetic delta (West Bengal) near Frasergunge, 21°34'N, 88°16'E [1], from a tidal channel connected to Edward's creek.

Etymology: The species is named in the honour of the eminent ichthyologist of the Zoological Survey of India, late Dr. A. G. K. Menon, who confirmed the status of the specimens.

ReferencesEdit

  • Chatterjee, T. K. & Mishra, S. S.; 2013: A new genus and new species of Gobioid fish (Gobiidae: Gobionellinae) from Sunderbans, India. Records of the zoological Survey of India, 112 (4) [2012]: 85–88.