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A new dwarf cichlid genus and species (Teleostei, Cichlidae) from Guinea, West Africa

Lamboj, Anton

Zootaxa, n. 2173: pp. 41-48 28-lip-2009


" Enigmatochromis lucanusi, a new cichlid genus and species, is described from Guinea (West Africa). It is a member of the chromidotilapiine cichlid clade, and differs from other genera within the group in a combination of morphological characters and coloration patterns; e.g., twelve circumpeduncular scales; three tubular infraorbital bones in addition to the lachrymal bone; upper lateral-line separated from the dorsal-fin base; first ray of pelvic fin in adult females of equal length or longer than second ray; sexual dimorphism well developed; small juveniles with 3–4 rows of irregular dark dots on body; and breeding coloration of females. "

Klasyfikacja: Taksonomia i filogeneza.

Język: English

Lamboj, Anton. 2009. "A new dwarf cichlid genus and species (Teleostei, Cichlidae) from Guinea, West Africa". Zootaxa. n. 2173: pp. 41-48 (crc01829) (streszczenie)