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The generic assignment of "C." grammodes and "C." istlanum

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Last updated on 20-Jan-2007

Michi Tobler, 2005

Based on their molecular phylogeny, Concheiro et al. (2007) suggest that 'C.' grammodes will be assigned to a yet undescribed genus. Based on the biogeography and the similarities between species, I suspect that this new genus will also contain 'C.' istlanum, a species that occurs slightly south of 'C.' grammodes on the Pacific coast of México.

References (1):

  • Concheiro Pérez, Gustavo A & Oldrich Rican, Guillermo Ortíz, Eldredge Bermingham, Ignacio Doadrio, Rafael Zardoya. 2007. "Phylogeny and biogeography of 91 species of heroine cichlids (Teleostei: Cichlidae) based on sequences of the cytochrome b gene". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. v.43(1), pp. 91-110 (crc01440) (abstract)

Citation:

Tobler, Michi. (January 20, 2007). "The generic assignment of "C." grammodes and "C." istlanum". Cichlid Room Companion. Retrieved on September 15, 2019, from: https://cichlidae.com/section.php?id=170.