Bryconops (Bryconops) caudomaculatus

Taxonavigation: Characiformes 

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: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Characiformes

Familia: Iguanodectidae
Genus: Bryconops
Subgenus: Bryconops (Bryconops)
Species: Bryconops (Bryconops) caudomaculatus

NameEdit

Bryconops (Bryconops) caudomaculatus (Günther, 1864)

  • Holotype (unique): BMNH 1852.9.13.74.

Type locality: South America [probably Guyana].

Etymology: caudo- (= tail); maculatus (= spotted), referring to pair of large reddish spots on basal half of caudal fin. (From: The ETYFish project)

SynonymsEdit

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Tailspot Tetra
português: Bricon

ReferencesEdit

  • Günther, A.C.L.G. 1864. Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. Catalogue of the Physostomi, containing the families Siluridae, Characinidae, Haplochitonidae, Sternoptychidae, Scopelidae, Stomiatidae in the collection of the British Museum. Volume 5. British Museum: London. i–xxii + 1–455. BHL Reference page

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