Freshly collected adult
Freshly collected adult of Paretroplus loisellei in the Mahanara River near the town of Antsirabe Nord [Madagascar]. Photo by Loïc Le Rézollier. (22-Oct-2010).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Etroplinae

Genus
Paretroplus

Group
Paretroplus damii

Status
valid


Last updated on:
24-Sep-2021

Paretroplus loisellei Sparks & Schelly, 2011

Ventitry.


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Original description as Paretroplus loisellei:

ZooBank:7F5A77D8-0CA8-4608-8E01-04729FD09640.

  • Sparks, John S. & Robert C. Schelly. 2011. "A new species of Paretroplus (Teleostei: Cichlidae: Etroplinae) from northeastern Madagascar, with a phylogeny and revised diagnosis for the P. damii clade". Zootaxa. v. 2011(n. 2768), pp. 55-68 (crc02992) (abstract)

Conservation: Paretroplus loisellei is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EN) endangered (2016).