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Schistura myrmekia Fowler, 1935

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Nemacheilus myrmekia Fowler, 1935; Schistura desmote Fowler, 1934 (in part)

 

It was redescribed by (Singer & Page, 2012).

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1935 or before

 

Modification of its habitat has been extensive and the species has been unable to be located, and is therefore "probably extinct" (Singer & Page, 2012:347).

 

Distribution

Keng Sok, southwestern Thailand

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

The species is only known from the holotype described by (Fowler, 1935).

Holotype: ANSP 63546 (58 mm TL)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Fowler, H. W. (1935). Zoological results of the third deSchauensee Siamese expedition, Part VII—fishes obtained in 1935. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 87: 105-108.

 

Other references:

Fowler, H. W. (1934). Zoological results of the third deSchauensee Siamese expedition, Part I—fishes obtained in 1934. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 86: 106-107.

Kottelat, M. (1990). Indochinese nemacheilines: A revision of nemacheiline loaches (Pisces: Cypriniformes) of Thailand, Burma, Laos, Cambodia and southern Vietnam. Pfeil, München, 262 pp.

Singer, Randal A. and Page, Lawrence M. (2012). Redescription of Schistura myrmekia (Fowler 1935) (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Zootaxa 3586: 347–352.

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