Ptychochromoides itasy Sparks, 2004

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1960's

Rediscovered in 2011

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Lake Itasy, Madagascar

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Sparks, John S. (2004). A new and presumably extinct species of Ptychochromoides (Telostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae) from central Madagascar. Zootaxa 524: 1-15. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

Loiselle, P. & participants of the CBSG/ANGAP CAMP "Faune de Madagascar" workshop, Mantasoa, Madagascar 2001. (2004). Ptychochromoides itasy. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 25 May 2014.

Sparks, John S., Loiselle, Paul V. and Baldwin, Zachary H. (2012). Rediscovery and phylogenetic placement of the endemic Malagasy cichlid Ptychochromoides itasy (Teleostei: Cichlidae: Ptychochrominae). Zootaxa 3352: 17-24. [Abstract]

https://fishbase.org/summary/62066

https://www.torontozoo.com/conservation/MadFishes.asp

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/15451/ptychochromoides-itasy

 

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