A new anostomid species, Leporinus bleheri n. sp., from the Rio Guaporé-Iténes basin, with comments on some related species (Teleostei: Ostariophys: Characiformes)

Jacques Géry

aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, pp. 105-112, Volume 3, Issue 3 – May 1999


A new anostomid species, Leporinus bleheri n. sp., from the Rio Guaporé-Iténez basin, with comments on some related species (Teleostei, Ostariophysi, Characiformes). Topotypical specimens of Leporinus pearsoni Flower, 1940 are redescribed. Leporinus bleheri n. sp., also from the upper Rio Mamoré basin and with a similar colour-pattern and ecology, is described and compared with it, as well as with two other species apparently belonging to the same taxonomic sub-unit.

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