Juvenile from del Diario Lagoon
Australoheros facetus 5.5 cm juvenile freshly collected at del Diario Lagoon (daily lagoon), Maldonado lagoon system [Uruguay]. This locality is with almost certainty the type locality for this species, where Charles Darwin collected the specimen used in the description.Photo by Pablo Calviño.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Australoheros

Group
Facetus

Status
valid


Curator

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Last updated on:
24-Aug-2012

Australoheros facetus (Jenyns, 1842)

Chanchito.


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Original description as Chromis facetus:

ZooBank:B240E72A-E8D8-4CB0-92C1-A8FCDC8B4711.

  • Jenyns, L.. 1842. "The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Beagle, under the command of Captain Fitzroy, R. N., during the years 1832 to 1836". London: Smith, Elder, and Co. Issued in 4 parts. Fish, Voyage Beagle. i-xvi + pp. 1-172 (crc00311)

Synonyms (2):

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