Male in the aquarium
A male of Apistogramma atahualpa in the aquarium of Wolfgang Staeck; Berlin [Germany]. Photo by Wolfgang Staeck. determiner Mike Wise

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Apistogramma

Group
Atahualpa

Status
valid


Last updated on:
23-Sep-2022

Apistogramma atahualpa Römer, 1997


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Original description as Apistogramma atahualpa:

ZooBank:8868A6BB-B427-4DC8-A242-8512C286AB7E.

  • Römer, Uwe. 1997. "Diagnoses of two new dwarf cichlids (Teleostei; Perciformes) from Peru, Apistogramma atahualpa and Apistogramma panduro n. spp". Buntbarsche Bulletin. (182):9-14 (crc00360)

Conservation: Apistogramma atahualpa is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2014). There is uncertainty about the distribution and population size, trends, and threats that may be affecting Apistogramma atahualpa (Chuctaya et al., 2016).