Freshly collected individual
An adult of Herichthys carpintis male in normal coloration, altamira lagoon, Pánuco [Mexico].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Herichthys

Group
Cyanoguttatus

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
05-Sep-2013

Herichthys carpintis (Jordan & Snyder, 1899)


Original description as Neetroplus carpintis:

ZooBank:A6E61CB3-96A1-496F-BF62-312ED4C6D0C2.

  • Jordan, David Starr & J. O. Snyder. 1899. "Notes on a collection of fishes from the rivers of Mexico, with description of twenty new species". Bulletin of the U.S. Fish Commission. v. 19, pp. 115-147 (crc00041)

Synonyms (2):

Conservation: Herichthys carpintis is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species. Not listed in the Mexican Official Norm NOM-059-ECOL-2001. Habitat ranges from severely polluted in many areas to pristine in some others.

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