Priocharax ariel

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Characiformes 

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: Characiformes

Familia: Acestrorhynchidae
Subfamilia: Heterocharacinae
Genus: Priocharax
Species: Priocharax ariel

NameEdit

Priocharax ariel Weitzman & Vari, 1987

  • Holotype: MBUCV V-15340.
  • Paratypes: (1758): AMNH 57007-08 (25, 1); BMNH 1986.2.4.1-25 (25); CAS 57944 (25); FMNH 96689 (25); MBUCV V-15341 (100); MCP; MCZ 63031 (25); MHNG; MNHN 1986-0303; MZUSP; NRM 28629 (50); NMW 81788 (25); UMMZ 213500 (35, 10 c&s); USNM 272613 thru 272619 (1249, 40 c&s).

Type locality: Caño Manu, tributary of River Casiquiare, Río Negro, Amazonas, Venezuela, 2°00'N, 66°57'W.

Etymology: an airy spirit, referring to tiny size (up to 15.1 mm SL) and translucent coloration in life. (From The ETYFish project)

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