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Geophagus parnaibae sp. n.—a new species of cichlid fish (Teleostei; Perciformes; Cichlidae) from the rio Parnaíba basin, Brazil

Von Staeck, Wolfgang & Ingo Schindler

Zoologische Abhandlungen, v.55; pp. 69-75 (2006)


" Geophagus parnaibae sp. n. is described from the drainage of the rio Parnaíba in the
states of Piauí and Maranhão (northeastern Brazil). It can be distinguished from all other described Geophagus species by the following combination of characters: caudal fi n with a pattern of parallel longitudinal bands, no infraorbital stripe or black preopercular mark, 30–31 scales in a lateral line and small size. "

Klassifizierung: Taxonomie und Phylogenie.

Sprache: English

Staeck, Wolfgang & Ingo Schindler. 2006. "Geophagus parnaibae sp. n.—a new species of cichlid fish (Teleostei; Perciformes; Cichlidae) from the rio Parnaíba basin, Brazil". Zoologische Abhandlungen. v.55; pp. 69-75 (crc01354) (Kurzfassung)