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Betta rubra Perugia, 1893

Red Sumatran fighter

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1922?

Rediscovered in 2007?

 

Distribution

Sumatra (northwestern), Indonesia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Perugia, A., 1893 - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova, Serie 2a v. 13: 241-247
Di alcuni pesci raccolti in Sumatra dal Dott. Elio Modigliani.

 

Other references:

Schindler, I. and S. van der Voort. (2012). Re-description of Betta rubra Perugia, 1893 (Teleostei: Osphronemidae), an enigmatic fighting fish from Sumatra. Bulletin of Fish Biology 13(1-2): 21-32.

Tan, H. H. (2013). The identity of Betta rubra (Teleostei: Osphronemidae) revisited, with description of a new species from Sumatra, Indonesia. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 61(1): 323-330.

https://rmbr.nus.edu.sg/rbz/biblio/61/61rbz323-330.pdf

https://www.seriouslyfish.com/species/betta-rubra/

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/7161/betta-rubra-red-sumatran-fighter

 

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