Channa pardalis

Taxonavigation: Channoidei 

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: Channoidei

Familia: Channidae
Genus: Channa
Species: Channa pardalis

NameEdit

Channa pardalis Knight, 2016

Type locality: streams in Nongstoin (25.520N, 91.270E; ~1,400m a.s.l.), West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, India.

Etymology: The specific epithet pardalis is a Latin adjective(?) meaning [sic!] ‘Leopard’ referring to the conspicuous spots the species has, similar to a leopard.

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