Taxonavigation Edit

Betta pugnax
Taxonavigation: Anabantoidei 

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: Anabantaria
Ordo: Anabantiformes
Subordo: Anabantoidei

Familia: Osphronemidae
Subfamilia: Macropodusinae
Genus: Betta
Species: Betta pugnax

Name Edit

Betta pugnax (Cantor, 1849)

  • Lectotype: BMNH 1860.3.19:930
  • Paralectotypes: BMNH 1860.3.19:317-318 (2, skins)

Type locality: Fresh water, Pinang, Malayan Peninsula.

Synonyms Edit

  • Macropodus pugnax Cantor, 1849
  • Betta pugnax Günther, 1861
  • Betta bleekeri Regan, 1910
  • Betta macrophthalma Regan, 1910
  • Betta brederi Myers, 1935
  • Pseudobetta pugnax Richter, 1981

References Edit

Primary references Edit

Additional references Edit

  • Alfred, E.R., 1961. The Cantor collection of Malayan fresh-water fishes. Bulletin of the Raffles Museum No. 26: 183-186. PDF
  • Kottelat, M. 2013. The fishes of the inland waters of southeast Asia: a catalogue and core bibiography of the fishes known to occur in freshwaters, mangroves and estuaries. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement No. 27: 1–663. PDF. Reference page
  • Roberts, T.R., 1989. The freshwater fishes of western Borneo (Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia). Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences No. 14: i-xii + 1-210. BHL
  • Weber, M. and L.F. de Beaufort, 1922. The fishes of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. IV. Heteromi, Solenichthyes, Synentognathi, Percesoces, Labyrinthici, Microcyprini. E. J. Brill, Leiden. v. 4: i-xiii + 1-410. BHL

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Vernacular names Edit

English: Penang betta