Holotype
Apistogramma helkeri holotype, a 40.1 mm standard length (SL) male collected at type locality by O. Helker, J. Tomas & F. Vermeulen in 2009. Stored at the Dresden State Museum of Natural History (Staatliche Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden) with registration MTD F 33020. Picture coauthored with Wolfgang Staeck.Photo by Ingo Schindler.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Geophagini

Genus
Apistogramma

Status
valid


Last updated on:
23-Feb-2014

Apistogramma helkeri Schindler & Staeck, 2013


Original description as Apistogramma helkeri:

ZooBank:27586FA4-FBDA-4195-BC25-97A343B7D7E0.

  • Schindler, Ingo & W. Staeck. 2013. "Description of Apistogramma helkeri sp. n., a new geophagine dwarf cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the lower río Cuao (Orinoco drainage) in Venezuela". Vertebrate Zoology. v. 63(n. 3), pp. 301-306 (crc06068) (abstract)

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

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