Crenicichla ypo (Teleostei: Cichlidae), a new species from the middle Paraná basin in Misiones, Argentina

Por Casciotta, Jorge & A. Almirón, L. Piálek, S. Gómez & O. Rícan

Neotropical Ichthyology, v. 8 (3): p.p.643-648. (sept.-2010)


" A new species of Crenicichla, C. ypo, is described from the Arroyo Urugua-í, a left-hand tributary of the middle Paraná River, Misiones province, Argentina. The new species is recognized by 6 to 8 irregular blotches along the upper lateral line, absence of scattered dark spots on flanks, low number (47-55) of E1 scales, and a slightly prognathous lower jaw. Females have a distinctive coloration of the dorsal fin, with a wide black longitudinal stripe on the distal portion with an equally wide red stripe below it "

Clasificación: Taxonomía y filogénia.

Idioma: English

Casciotta, Jorge & A. Almirón, L. Piálek, S. Gómez & O. Rícan. 2010. "Crenicichla ypo (Teleostei: Cichlidae), a new species from the middle Paraná basin in Misiones, Argentina". Neotropical Ichthyology. v. 8 (3): p.p.643-648. (crc02689) (resumen)