Paraschistura delvarii

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
Subfamilia: Nemacheilinae
Genus: Paraschistura

Species: Paraschistura delvarii

NameEdit

Paraschistura delvarii Mousavi-Sabet & Eagderi, 2015

  • Holotype: VMFC PSD1-H.
  • Paratypes: VMFC PSD1-P1 - PSD1-P5 (5); GUIC PSD1-P6 (1), PSD1-P7 (1).

Type locality: Iran, Fars prov.: upstream of Mond River, Mond River drainage, the Persian Gulf basin, 29°40′22″ N, 52°08′57″ E.

Etymology: The species name delvarii is in honor of Rais-Ali Delvari (1882 – 1915), the anti-colonialism in Bushehr province, the region where the Mond River drainage (type locality of P. delvarii) is located. Rais-Ali Delvari now remembered as the national hero of Iran.

ReferencesEdit

  • Mousavi-Sabet, H. & Eagderi, S., 2015: Paraschistura delvarii spec. nov. – a new species of stone loach from the Persian Gulf basin, southern Iran (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Vertebrate Zoology 65 (3): 297–303. PDF Reference page