Parotocinclus robustus

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Siluriformes 

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: Siluriformes

Familia: Loricariidae
Subfamilia: Otothyrinae
Genus: Parotocinclus
Species: Parotocinclus robustus

NameEdit

Parotocinclus robustus Lehmann A & Reis, 2012

Holotype: MCP 46689. Paratypes: MCP 16746 (7 + 1 c&s), 36847 (8 + 2 c&s), 23645 (2 + 1 c&s); ANSP 192455 (3); UFRGS 9881 (8).

Type locality: Brazil, Minas Gerais, Bocaiúva, Rio São Francisco basin, creek 45 km S of Montes Claros on highway BR-135 towards Bocaiuva, Rio Jequitaí basin, 17°05’31"S, 043°49’48"W.

Etymology: The species epithet robustus is from the Latin, meaning robust, referring to the strong and robust appearance of the fish. An adjective.

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