Gnatholepis cauerensis

Gnatholepis cauerensis


Taxonavigation: Gobioidei 

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: Gobiaria
Ordo: Gobiiformes
Subordo: Gobioidei

Familia: Oxudercidae
Subfamilia: Gobionellinae
Genus: Gnatholepis
Species: Gnatholepis cauerensis


  • Gnatholepis cauerensis (Bleeker, 1853)

Holotype (unique): RMNH 4523 (1 of 2).

Type locality: Cauer, a village on the southwestern coast of Sumatra, 4°44'S, 103°15'E [Bengkulu, Indonesia, eastern Indian Ocean].[1]




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