Barbodes amarus Herre, 1924
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
Synonym/s: Barbodes amara Herre, 1924; Puntius amarus (Herre, 1924)
Invalid as Puntius amarus because the genus is highly polyphyletic, it is not the type species of the genus, and it does not have close affinities with the type species (i.e. should be placed in a separate genus from the type species). Barbodes is available (Pethiyagoda et al. 2012:85).
Last record: 1982
IUCN RedList status: Extinct
Lake Lanao, Lanao Province, Mindanao Island, Philippines
Biology & Ecology
Original scientific description:
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