Male in the aquarium
Male of Mesoheros gephyrus in the aquarium of David Rejdemyhr [Sweden].Foto von David Rejdemyhr. (10-Juni-2012).

Familie
Cichlidae

Unterfamilie
Cichlinae

Tribus
Therapsini

Gattung
Mesoheros

Status
valide


Mesoheros gephyrus (Eigenmann, 1923)


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Erstbeschreibung als Cichlasoma ornatum gephyrum:

ZooBank:16BFA389-1F0B-47F3-871A-E6B93E2ACC13.

  • Eigenmann, Carl H. 1922. "The fishes of western South America, Part I. The fresh-water fishes of northwestern South America, including Colombia, Panama, and the Pacific slopes of Ecuador and Peru, together with an appendix upon the fishes of the Rio Meta in Colombia". Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum. vol. 9 (n. 1): pp. 1-346 (crc00283)

Taxonomische geschichte:

Typusfundort: Río Dagua, Cordoba, Colombia.

Artenschutz: Mesoheros gephyrus wurde durch die Internationale Union für die Erhaltung der Natur (IUZN) in der Roten Liste bedrohter Arten bewertet als (EN) stark gefährdet (2016).

Literatur (3):

  • Burgess, Warren. 2000. "The Cichlasoma story. Herichthys, the break-up". Tropical Fish Hobbyist Magazine. v. 48(n. 11); pp. 44-54 (crc01003)
  • Eigenmann, Carl H. 1922. "The fishes of western South America, Part I. The fresh-water fishes of northwestern South America, including Colombia, Panama, and the Pacific slopes of Ecuador and Peru, together with an appendix upon the fishes of the Rio Meta in Colombia". Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum. vol. 9 (n. 1): pp. 1-346 (crc00283)
  • Říčan, Oldřich & L. Piálek, K. Dragová & J. Novák. 2016. "Diversity and evolution of the Middle American cichlid fishes (Teleostei: Cichlidae) with revised classification". Vertebrate Zoology. v. 66(n. 1), pp. 1 – 102 (crc07292) (Kurzfassung)