The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Leptopanchax splendens (G. S. Myers, 1942)

Splendid pearlfish

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1950

Rediscovered in 2018(?).

 

Distribution

Brazil.

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Costa, W. J. E. M., Matt, J. L. O. and Amorim, P. F. (2019). Rediscovery of Leptopanchax splendens (Cyprinodontiformes: Aplocheilidae): a seasonal killifish from the Atlantic Forest of south‐eastern Brazil that was recently considered extinct. Journal of Fish Biology 94(2): 345-347. [Abstract]

 

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