Male from Mamoré River
A male of Mesonauta festivus from Mamoré River, Amazon drainage [Bolivia].Photo by Wolfgang Staeck. (06-Oct-2011). determiner Wolfgang Staeck

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Mesonauta

Status
valid


Last updated on:
28-Sep-2010

Mesonauta festivus (Heckel, 1840)


Original description as Heros festivus:

ZooBank:0A19984C-0AB4-4C93-8B5E-6197D597ADE6.

  • 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)

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

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