Adult in the aquarium
A male of Retroculus xinguensis in the aquarium of Lee Newman, Vancouver, Canada.Photo by Lee Newman. (05-Apr-2006). determiner Lee Newman

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Retroculini

Genus
Retroculus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
12-Nov-2009

Retroculus xinguensis Gosse, 1971


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Original description as Retroculus xinguensis:

ZooBank:E40B6B9B-8B1E-40AC-81EE-A441933AC559.

  • Gosse, Jean-Pierre. 1971. "Révision du genre Retroculus (Castelnau, 1855) (Pisces, Cichlidae) désignation d'un néotype de Retroculus lapidifer (Castelnau, 1855) et description de deux espèces nouvelles". Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique. 47 (43); pp. 1-13 (crc00199)

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