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Papiliolebias habluetzeli (Cyprinodontiformes: Cynolebiidae) a new miniature annual fish from the upper Rio Mamoré, Bolivia

Stefano Valdesalici, Dalton Tavares Bressane Nielsen, Roger Brousseau and Jurij Phunkner

aqua International Journal of Ichthyology,  pp. 155-164, Volume 22 issue 4, 22 October 2016

Papiliolebias habluetzeli, new species, is described based on specimens collected in a seasonal pool in Rio Mamoré basin, around the town of Trinidad, northern Bolivia. It differs from all the other species of the genus apart from Papiliolebias francescae by the following features in males: dorsal and anal fins pointed, proximal half portion of dorsal and anal fin whitish with broad dark red stripes, caudal fin with transverse rows of dark red spots and metallic golden blotch on humeral region. It differs from Papiliolebias francescae by male flank and anal fin color pattern and different number of branchiostegal rays and pelvic fin rays.

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