The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Labeobarbus microbarbis David & Poll, 1937

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Barbus microbarbis David & Poll, 1937

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1934

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Known only from a single specimen (270mm TL) caught in 1934, which may be of hybrid origin; possibly intergeneric (Banister, 1973).

 

Distribution

Lake Luhondo, Rwanda

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Known only from a single specimen (270mm TL) caught in 1934, which may be of hybrid origin; possibly intergeneric (Banister, 1973).

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

David, L. and Poll, M. 1937. Contribution à la faune ichthyologique du Congo Belge: collections du Dr. H. Schouteden (1924-1926) et d'autres récolteurs. Annales du Musée royal du Congo Belge, Zool. (1) 3(5): 189-294.

 

Other references:

Banister, K.E. (1973). A revision of the large Barbus (Pisces, Cyprinidae) of East and Central Africa. Bulletin of the British Museum, natural History (Zoology) 26:1–148.

De Vos, L. and Thys van den Audenaerde, D.F.E. 1990a. Description de Barbus claudinae sp. n. (Cyprinidae) avec synopsis des grandes espèces de Barbus du Rwanda. Cybium 14(1): 3-25.

De Vos, L., Snoeks, J., and Thys van den Audenaerde, D. F. E. (1990b). The effects of Tilapia introductions in Lake Luhoado, Rwanda. Environmental Biology of Fishes 27:303–308.

De Vos, L., Snoeks, J. and Thys van den Audenaerde, D.F.E. 2001. An annotated checklist of the fishes of Rwanda (East central Africa), with historical data on introductions of commercially important species. Journal of East African Natural History 90:41-68. [pp. 1-68?]

FishBase team RMCA & Geelhand, D. 2016. Barbus microbarbis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T61247A47242030. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T61247A47242030.en. Downloaded on 02 May 2018.

Lévêque, C. and Daget, J. 1984. Cyprinidae. In: J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds), Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of Africa (CLOFFA I), pp. 217–342. ORSTOM, Paris, France and MRAC, Tervuren, Belgium.

Vreven, E.J.W.M.N., Musschoot, T., Snoeks, J. and Schliewen, U.K. (2016). The African hexaploid Torini (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae): review of a tumultuous history. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 177: 231-305. [Abstract]

 

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