Cyanogaster

TaxonavigationEdit

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: Cyanogaster
Species: C. noctivaga

NameEdit

Cyanogaster Mattox et al., 2013

Etymology: The generic name is a combination of cyano, Latinized from the Greek word kúanous (= blue), and gaster, from the Greek gastêr (= stomach), in reference to the conspicuous iridescent blue colour in the abdominal region.

Primary referencesEdit

  • Mattox, G. M. T., Britz, R., Toledo-Piza, M. & Marinho, M. M. F.; 2013: Cyanogaster noctivaga, a remarkable new genus and species of miniature fish from the Rio Negro, Amazon basin (Ostariophysi: Characidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 23 (4) [2012]: 297–318.

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