Adult from Rio Acre
Adult of Geophagus obscurus from Rio Acre, Paraguasu [Brazil] in the aquarium of Frank Warzel [Germany].Photo by Frank Warzel.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Geophagus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
17-Oct-2015

Geophagus obscurus (Castelnau, 1855)


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Original description as Chromys obscura:

ZooBank:FEBDCA0A-7C7F-43F0-B37E-BAA3AD5A0B25.

  • de Laporte de Castelnau, Francis. 1855. "Poissons". Animaux nouveaux or rares recueillis pendant l'expédition dans les parties centrales de l'Amérique du Sud, de Rio de Janeiro a Lima, et de Lima au Para; exécutée par ordre du gouvernement Français pen. I-XII + 1-112 (crc00186)

Synonyms (1):

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