Parosphromenus ornaticauda


Taxonavigation: Anabantoidei 

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: Anabantaria
Ordo: Anabantiformes
Subordo: Anabantoidei

Familia: Osphronemidae
Subfamilia: Macropodusinae
Genus: Parosphromenus
Species: Parosphromenus ornaticauda


Parosphromenus ornaticauda Kottelat, 1991

Holotype: MZB 5889

Paratypes: MZB uncat. (10), CMK 6644 (16), ZSM 27934 (1)

Type locality: Indonesia: Borneo: Kalimantan Barat: Sungei Pinyuh, 8 km SE of Anjungan on road to Pontianak, 0°20'N 109°08'E


Primary referencesEdit

  • Kottelat, M., 1991. Notes on the taxonomy and distribution of some western Indonesian freshwater fishes, with diagnoses of a new genus and six new species (Pisces: Cyprinidae, Belontiidae, and Chaudhuriidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 2 (no. 3): 273-287.

Additional referencesEdit

  • Kottelat, M. 2013. The fishes of the inland waters of southeast Asia: a catalogue and core bibiography of the fishes known to occur in freshwaters, mangroves and estuaries. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement No. 27: 1–663. PDF. Reference page
  • Neumann, D. 2011. Type catalogue of the ichthyological collection of the Zoologische Staatssammlung München. Part II. Fish types inventoried after 25 April 1944. Spixiana (München) 34(2): 231–286. (PDF) Reference page