Male in the aquarium
A young male of Apistogramma megastoma in the aquarium of Florent de Gasperis [France]. Photo by Florent de Gasperis.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Apistogramma

Status
valid


Last updated on:
18-May-2017

Apistogramma megastoma Römer, Römer, Estivals, Díaz, Duponchelle, García Dávila, Hahn & Renno, 2017

Apistogramma sp. “Diamante”.


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Original description as Apistogramma megastoma:

ZooBank:3EC6039D-8F34-45A3-9728-F21B3387FCE2.

  • Römer, Uwe & C.I Römer, G. Estivals, A.V. Díaz, F. Duponchelle, C.R. García Dávila, I. Hahn & J-F Renno. 2017. "Description of a new maternal larvophilic mouth-brooding cichlid species, Apistogramma megastoma sp. n. (Teleostei: Perciformes: Geophaginae), from Loreto, Peru". Vertebrate Zoology. v. 67(n. 2), pp. 1-20 (crc08122) (abstract)

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