Illustration of holotype
Retouched picture of the 64 mm type of Apistogramma ortmanni as it appears in figure 1 on plate LXVIII of Eigenmann, Carl H. 1912. "The freshwater fishes of British Guiana, including a study of the ecological grouping of species, and the relation of the fauna of the plateau to that of the lowlands". Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum. v. 5; n. 1; i-xxii + pp. 1-578. Photo by anonymous . Sent by Ad Konings.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Apistogramma

Group
Regani

Status
valid


Last updated on:
20-Nov-2007

Apistogramma ortmanni (Eigenmann, 1912)


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Original description as Heterogramma ortmanni:

ZooBank:89ED13F5-7259-4599-B650-F481238FAFC6.

  • Eigenmann, Carl H. 1912. "The freshwater fishes of British Guiana, including a study of the ecological grouping of species, and the relation of the fauna of the plateau to that of the lowlands". Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum. v. 5; n. 1; i-xxii + pp. 1-578 (crc00216) (abstract)

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