Young adult at San Jose River
A young adult of Cribroheros alfari in normal coloration at San Jose River [Costa Rica].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Cribroheros

Group
alfari

Status
valid


Last updated on:
28-Sep-2010

Cribroheros alfari (Meek, 1907)


Original description as Cichlasoma alfari:

ZooBank:C9A9FAAA-59B5-49B7-A005-7CF2946C3448.

  • Meek, Seth Eugene. 1907. "Notes on fresh-water fishes from Mexico and Central America". Field Columbian Museum Publication. Ser. 133-157 (crc01497)

Synonyms (1):

Nomenclature history:

Inhabited countries:

Type locality: Turrialba, Costa Rica.

Localities: Mena River (Costa Rica, native), Same River (Costa Rica, native), San José River (Costa Rica, native).

Conservation: Cribroheros alfari is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.

References (10):

  • Bussing, William. 1998. "Peces de las aguas continentales de Costa Rica (ed 2)". Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica. pp. 1-271 (crc01046)
  • Fernández-Yépez, Agustín. 1969. "Contribución al conocimiento de los cíclidos". Evencias. (n. 22) pp. unnumbered); Pls. 1-1 (crc00247)
  • Fowler, Henry W. 1923. "Fishes from Nicaragua". Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. v. 75; pp. 23-32 (crc01045)
  • Jordan, David Starr & B.W. Evermann & H.W. Clark. 1930. "Checklist of the fishes and fishlike vertebrates of North and Middle America. Appendix X". Report of the US Commissioner of Fisheries. 416-424 (crc02509)
  • Kullander, Sven. 1996. "Heroina isonycterina, a new species of cichlid fish from Western Amazonia, with comments on cichlasomine systematics". Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters. v. 7(n. 2), pp. 149-172 (crc01223) (abstract)
  • Meek, Seth Eugene. 1907. "Notes on fresh-water fishes from Mexico and Central America". Field Columbian Museum Publication. Ser. 133-157 (crc01497)
  • Miller, Robert Rush. 1966. "Geographical distribution of Central American freshwater fishes". Copeia. v. 1966 (n. 4); pp. 773-802 (crc01105)
  • Regan, Charles Tate. 1908. "A collection of freshwater fishes made by Mr. C. F. Underwood in Costa Rica". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (Ser. 8) pp. 455-464 (crc00206)
  • Roe, K.J & D. Conkel & C. Lydeard. 1997. "Molecular systematics of Middle American cichlid fishes and the evolution of trophic-types in ‘Cichlasoma (Amphilophus)’ and ‘C. (Thorichthys)’". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 7(3): pp. 366-376 (crc02512) (abstract)
  • Říčan, Oldřich & L. Piálek, K. Dragová & J. Novák. 2016. "Diversity and evolution of the Middle American cichlid fishes (Teleostei: Cichlidae) with revised classification". Vertebrate Zoology. v. 66(n. 1), pp. 1 – 102 (crc07292) (abstract)

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