Creagrutus changae

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: Characidae
Subfamilia: Stevardiinae
Genus: Creagrutus
Species: Creagrutus changae

Name edit

Creagrutus changae Vari & Harold, 2001

  • Holotype: MUSM 8858.
  • Paratypes: FMNH 84265 (10); MUSM 8859 (16); ROM 72378 (10); USNM 285276 (14, 2 c&s).

Type locality: Río San Alejandro, a tributary of Río Sungarayacu, just above junction with Río sungarayacu, about 9°23'S, 75°11'W [1], Provincia Pachitea, Huanuco, Peru.

Etymology: The species is named after the late Fonchii Chang (1963–1999) of the Museo de Historia Natural, Lima, "in recognition of her contributions to our understanding of Peruvian fishes and her assistance to the authors prior to her untimely death" The ETYFish Project.

References edit

  • Vari, R. P. & Harold, A. S.; 2001: Phylogenetic study of the neotropical fish genera Creagrutus Günther and Piabina Reinhardt (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characiformes), with revision of the Cis-Andean species. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, No. 613: i-v + 1-239. Reference page