Male in the aquarium
A male of Laetacara curviceps in the aquarium of Willem Heijns [Netherlands]. Photo by Willem Heijns. determiner Willem Heijns

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Cichlasomatini

Genus
Laetacara

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
24-Aug-2014

Laetacara curviceps (Ahl, 1924)

Acarazinho; Tüpfelbuntbarsch.


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Original description as Acara curviceps:

ZooBank:9B045D39-52E8-45EE-B5FB-C22C56122671.

  • Ahl, Ernst. 1924. "Eine neue Cichlidenart aud dem Amazonestrom". Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin. 11 (1); pp. 44-45 (crc00344)

Conservation: Laetacara curviceps is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species. Laetacara curviceps is widely distributed and occurs in stable habitats.