Paracobitis molavii

Taxonavigation: Cobitoidea 

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: Cypriniformes
Superfamilia: Cobitoidea

Familia: Nemacheilidae
Genus: Paracobitis
Species: Paracobitis molavii

NameEdit

Paracobitis molavii Freyhof et al., 2014

  • Holotype: ZFMK 56826.
  • Paratype: FSJF 3357 (6), (GenBank accession numbers: KJ723506, KJ723507, KJ723516, KJ723494).

Type locality: Iraq: Sulaymaniyah prov: Zalm at Khurmal, 35°18.38' N 45° 58.26' E.

Etymology: Named for Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi, also known as as Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi or simply Mowlavi, Molavi and Rumi, a Persian poet, jurist, theologian, and Sufi mystic.

Vernacular namesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Freyhof, J., Esmaeili, H. R., Sayyadzadeh, G. & Geiger, M., 2014: Review of the crested loaches of the genus Paracobitis from Iran and Iraq with the description of four new species (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 25 (1): 11–38. Abstract Reference page