Mucurilebias leitaoi Cruz & Peixoto, 1992:638

Leitao's sdwarfed pearlfish

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Leptolebiasleitaoi Cruz & Peixoto, 1992:638

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1992?

 

Distribution

Bahia, Brazil (north-eastern)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Cruz, Carlos Alberto G. da and Peixoto, Oswaldo Luiz. (1992). DESCRIÇÃO DE UMA NOVA ESPÉCIE DE PEIXE ANUAL 00 ESTADO DA BAHIA, BRASIL (CYPRINOOONTIFORMES, RIVULIDAE). Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 7(4): 637-641.

 

Other references:

Costa, Wilson J. E. M. (1995). Pearl Killifishes: The Cynolebiatinae: Systematics and Biogeography of the Neotropical Annual Fish Subfamily (Cyprinodontiformes : Rivulidae). TFH Publications.

Costa, Wilson J. E. M. (2008). Monophyly and taxonomy of the Neotropical seasonal killifish genus Leptolebias (Teleostei: Aplocheiloidei: Rivulidae), with the description of a new genus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 153(1): 147-160. [Abstract]

Costa, Wilson J. E. M. (2014). A new genus of miniature cynolebiasine from the Atlantic Forest and alternative biogeographical explanations for seasonal killifish distribution patterns in South America (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae). Vertebrate Zoology 64(1): 23-33.

 

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