Paraschistura susiani

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 susiani

NameEdit

Paraschistura susiani Freyhof et al., 2015

Type locality: Iran: Khozestan prov.: Zard River close to Rudzard village at road from Ramhormoz to Baghmalek, a tributary of Jarahi, 31°22'34" N 49°43'11" E.

Etymology: Refers to the original inhabitants of Susa, the Susian people. Susa was an ancient city (back to 4200 BC) of the Elamite, Persian and Parthian empires of Iran. It is located in the lower Zagros Mountains in Khuzestan Province where the type material was collected.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Freyhof, J., Sayyadzadeh, G., Esmaeili, H. R. & Geiger, M., 2015: Review of the genus Paraschistura from Iran with description of six new species (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 26 (1): 1–48. Abstract