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Teleocichla preta, a new species of cichlid from the Rio Xingu Basin in Brazil (Teleostei: Cichlidae)

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Author(s):
Varella, H. R. ; Zuanon, J. ; Kullander, S. O. ; Lopez-Fernandez, H.
Total Authors: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Fish Biology; v. 89, n. 3, p. 1551-1569, SEP 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 3
Abstract

Teleocichla preta nov. sp. inhabits the rapids along the Rio Xingu and lower portion of the Rio Iriri. It is the largest species in the genus, reaching 1213 mm standard length (L-S) while others do not reach more than 878 mm L-S. Teleocichla preta is distinguished from all other species of Teleocichla by the unique blackish (in live specimens) or dark brown (preserved specimens) overall colouration of the body, which masks the faint vertical bars or zig-zag pattern of blotches on the flanks. Teleocichla preta also has a deeper body and a deep laterally compressed caudal peduncle, unlike any other congener, as well as a stout lower pharyngeal tooth plate bearing molariform teeth on its median area. (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: 11/14630-0 - Phylogenetic relationships of the species of Crenicichla and Teleocichla (Teleostei: Cichlidae)
Grantee:Henrique Rosa Varella
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 11/06609-1 - Provenance, transport and storage of sediments in Amazon rivers
Grantee:André Oliveira Sawakuchi
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 13/17056-9 - Analysis of type material and selection of informative characters for a morphological phylogenetic reconstruction of the species of Crenicichla Heckel and Teleocichla Kullander (Teleostei: Cichlidae)
Grantee:Henrique Rosa Varella
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate