Orestias incae Garman, 1895



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1937



Lake Titicaca, Bolivia/Peru


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Garman, S. W. (1895). The Cyprinodonts. Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool. Han;. Coll., 19 (1): 179.


Other references:

Eigenmann, Carl H. and Allen, William Ray (1942). Fishes of western South America. I. The intercordilleran and Amazonian lowlands of Peru. II. The high pampas of Peru, Bolivia, and northern Chile. With a Revision of the Peruvian Gymnotidae, and of the Genus Orestias. Lexington, Kentucky: The University of Kentucky. xv + 494 pp.

Lauzanne, L. (1982). Les Oresrias (Pisces, Cyprinodontidae) du Petit lac Titicaca. Rev. Hydrobiol. trop. 15 (1): 39-70.

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.

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


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