Crenicichla tuca

Taxonavigation: Cichliformes 

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: Ovalentaria
Superordo: Cichlomorphae
Ordo: Cichliformes

Familia: Cichlidae
Subfamilia: Cichlinae
Genus: Crenicichla
Species: Crenicichla tuca

NameEdit

Crenicichla tuca Piálek et al., 2015

  • Holotype: MLP 10818.
  • Paratypes: MLP 10817 (1), 10819 (3), 10821 (1, c&s).

Type locality: Argentina, Misiones Province, lower Iguazú River above Iguazú Falls, arroyo Deseado, 25°40’11.7”S 53°55’59.5”W.

Etymology: The specific epithet tuca is a Guaraní word (tucá) meaning toucan (Ramphastos) in reference to the similarly enlarged lips/beak.

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