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A new species of Moenkhausia Eigenmann (Characiformes: Characidae) from the upper rio Juruena basin, Central Brazil

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Author(s):
Dagosta, Fernando C. P. [1] ; Marinho, Manoela M. F. [1] ; Benine, Ricardo C. [2]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Museu Zool, BR-04263000 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Paulista, Inst Biociencias Botucatu, Dept Zool, Lab Ictiol, BR-18618970 Botucatu, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 4032, n. 4, p. 417-425, OCT 19 2015.
Web of Science Citations: 4
Abstract

Moenkhausia lineomaculata, new species, is described herein from the upper rio Juruena, upper rio Tapajos basin. The new species seems to be part of a monophyletic group formed by M. cosmops, M. cotinho, M. diktyota, M. forestii, M. oligolepis, M. sanctaefilomenae, and M. pyrophthalma, the Moenkhausia oligolepis/M. sanctaefilomenae complex, by sharing a reticulated color pattern on body and the presence of a light area preceding a wide, dark caudal-peduncle blotch. The new species is distinguished from these species, except M. cotinho, by the presence of longitudinal series of dark dots on body, and from M. cotinho by the humeral blotch evenly pigmented along its length and by having the dark line along horizontal septum starting approximately at the vertical through dorsal-fin origin. The new species presents intraspecific variation in lateral-line scales perforation, a feature often present in species of the aforementioned group. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/50282-7 - An inventory of the Characiform fish fauna (Teleostei, Ostariophysi) from South America
Grantee:Naercio Aquino Menezes
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 09/15075-0 - Phylogenetic relationships and taxonomic revision of the species of Copella Myers, 1956 (Characiformes: Lebiasinidae)
Grantee:Manoela Maria Marinho Koh
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 11/23419-1 - Biogeographic history of the fishes from the Amazon Basin: a methodological comparative approach
Grantee:Fernando Cesar Paiva Dagosta
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 12/00840-6 - Speciation and biogeography in the genera Glandulocauda Eigenmann and Mimagoniates Regan (Characiformes: Characidae: Glandulocaudinae)
Grantee:Priscila Camelier de Assis Cardoso
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate