Genera list

Retroculus


Retroculus lapidifer
lapidifer

Retroculus septentrionalis
septentrionalis

Retroculus sp. \'alto tocantins\'
sp. 'alto tocantins'

Retroculus xinguensis
xinguensis

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Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Retroculini

Genus
Retroculus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
07-Nov-2009

Adult in the aquarium Retroculus lapidifer adult in the aquarium of Frank Warzel [Germany].Photo by Frank Warzel.Click to enlarge

Retroculus lapidifer (de Castelnau, 1855)


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Original description as Chromys lapidifera:

  • Castelnau, François. 1855. "Poissons". Animaux nouveaux or rares recueillis pendant l'expédition dans les parties centrales de l'Amérique du Sud, de Rio de Janeiro a Lima, et de Lima au Para; exécutée par ordre du gouvernement Français pen. I-XII + 1-112 (crc00186)

Synonyms (1):

Conservation: Retroculus lapidifer is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.