Adult in Lake Miramar
Adult of Petenia splendida in Lake Miramar, Usumacinta drainage [Mexico].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (27-Mar-2014). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Petenia

Status
valid


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Last updated on:
08-Jun-2015

Petenia splendida Günther, 1862


Original description as Petenia splendida:

ZooBank:CD6ED971-EBD3-4568-AA50-D66ECE993678.

  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1862. "Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. Catalogue of the Acanthopterygii, Pharyngognathi and Anacanthini in the collection of the British Museum". Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum London. Vol 4; i-xxi + 1-534 (crc00035)

Conservation: Petenia splendida is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species. Populations of P. splendida seem secure in their natural distribution.

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