Synodontis irsacae

Taxonavigation

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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: Mochokidae
Subfamilia: Mochokinae
Genus: Synodontis
Species: Synodontis irsacae

Name

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  • Synodontis irsacae Matthes, 1959

Holotype: MRAC 130315. Paratypes: MRAC 130316-21 (6).

Type locality: Kalundu, northern Lake Tanganyika.

Etymology: From the abbreviation I.R.S.A.C. (= Institut pour la Recherche Scientifique en Afrique Centrale).

References

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  • Matthes, M., 1959: Poissons nouveaux du Lac Tanganika. Descriptions préliminaires. Folia Scientifica Africae Centralis, 5 (4): 77–78.
  • Wright, J. J. & Page, L. M., 2006: Taxonomic revision of Lake Tanganyikan Synodontis (Siluriformes: Mochokidae). Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, 46 (4): 99–154.
  • Synodontis irsacae in Catalog of Fishes, Eschmeyer, W.N., Fricke, R. & van der Laan, R. (eds.) 2024. Catalog of Fishes electronic version.