The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Orestias taquiri Tchernavin, 1944



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1937



Lake Titicaca


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Tchernavin, V. V. (1944). A Revision of the Subfamily Orestiinæ. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 114(1-2): 140-233.


Other references:

Lauzanne, L. (1992). The Orestias. VI.5 fish fauna, VI5a native species, pp. 405-419. In: Dejoux, C. and Iltis, A. (eds.). Lake Titicaca. A synthesis of limnological knowledge. Monographiae biologiae 68. Kluwer, Leiden.


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