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A new species of Hyphessobrycon Durbin (Characiformes: Characidae) from the rio Juruena basin, Central Brazil, with notes on H. loweae Costa & Gery

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Author(s):
Ingenito, Leonardo F. S. [1] ; Lima, Flavio C. T. [2] ; Buckup, Paulo A. [3]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Fed Espirito Santo, Programa Posgrad Biodiversidade Trop, Ctr Univ Norte Espirito Santo, Dept Ciencias Agra & Biol, BR-29932540 Sao Mateus, ES - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Campinas Adao Jose Cardoso, Museu Zool, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[3] Univ Fed Rio de Janeiro, Museu Nacl, Dept Vertebrados, BR-20940040 Rio De Janeiro, RJ - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: Neotropical Ichthyology; v. 11, n. 1, p. 33-44, JAN-MAR 2013.
Web of Science Citations: 20
Abstract

A new species of Hyphessobrycon, H. peugeoti, is described from the middle portions of the rio Juruena drainage, upper rio Tapajos basin, Mato Grosso State, Brazil. It can be distinguished from all congeners, with the exception of H. loweae and H. heliacus, by a filamentous elongation of the dorsal fin and the approximately straight margin of the anal fin in adult males. It can be distinguished from both H. loweae and H. heliacus by an overall red coloration in life (vs. a golden coloration in life in the latter). Additionally, it can be distinguished from H. heliacus by the lack of chevron-like dark markings along the midline (vs. presence of chevron-like dark-markings in H. heliacus), and from H. loweae by the presence of only five horizontal scale rows between the dorsal-fin origin and the lateral line (vs. 6-7 in H. loweae), and the higher number of branched anal-fin rays (21-24, modally 22, vs. 17-21, modally 20, in H. loweae). Additional meristic, morphometric, and distributional data are provided for Hyphessobrycon loweae, including its first record in the rio Araguaia/Tocantins basin. Comments on a putative monophyletic group including H. peugeoti, H. loweae, H. heliacus, H. elachys, and H. moniliger are presented. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 07/02978-7 - Systematics of Brycon (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Characidae) genus: taxonomic revision of species from trans-Andean South America and Central America and Brycon pesu complex and Bryconinae phylogeny and biogeography
Grantee:Flávio César Thadeo de Lima
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate