Adult in Igarapé Barirí
An adult of Hypselecara coryphaenoides in Igarapé Barirí, upper Rio Negro, Amazon basin [Brazil].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (10-Oct-2012).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Hypselecara

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
29-Mar-2007

Hypselecara coryphaenoides (Heckel, 1840)


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Original description as Heros coryphaenoides:

ZooBank:44DF46C4-A284-4F56-917B-0FC7A68E2862.

  • Heckel, Johann Jakob. 1840. "Johann Natterer's neue Flussfische Brasilien's nach den Beobachtungen und Mittheilungen des Entdeckers beschrieben (Erste Abtheilung, Die Labroiden)". Annalen des Wiener Museums der Naturgeschichte. pp 325-471 (crc00007)

Synonyms (1):

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