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Chilatherina fasciata ssp. nov. 'Lake Wanam'

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Missing

Last record: early 1990's?

 

Distribution

Lake Wanam, Papua New Guinea

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

WAM P26420-003 (Allen, 1981)

 

Media

 

 

References

Allen, Gerald R. (1980a). A generic classification of the rainbowfishes (family Melanotaeniidae). Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 8 (3): 449-490. [an illustration of male and female C. lorentzi on p. 478 actually refers to this taxon (fide Allen, 1981)]

Allen, Gerald R. (1980b). Chilatherina axelrodi, a new species of freshwater rainbowfish (Melanotaeniidae) from New Guinea. Trop. Fish Hobby. 28: 48-55. [an illustration of male and female C. lorentzi actually refers to this taxon (fide Allen, 1981)]

Allen, Gerald R. (1981). A revision of the rainbowfish genus Chilatherina (Melanotaeniidae)ChilatherinaA revision of the rainbowfish genus Chilatherina (Melanotaeniidae). Records of the Western Australian Museum 9(3): 279-299.

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