Puneet Varma

Taubateia paraiba

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Actinopterygii
Family  Loricariidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Siluriformes
Scientific name  Taubateia paraiba
Genus  Taubateia Malabarba & Lundberg, 2007

Taubateia paraiba was a species of catfish from the family Loricariidae. It was found in the Tremembé Formation sediments of the Taubaté River Basin in eastern São Paulo State, Brazil. The genus name Taubateia comes from the name Taubate, in reference to the basin where the fossil comes from. The species name paraiba comes from the name of the river Paraíba do Sul.

It is unclear to which subfamily T. paraiba belongs.

References

Taubateia paraiba Wikipedia


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