Adult in the aquarium
Adult of Pterophyllum leopoldi from the Demeni River, Rio Negro, Amazon basin [Brazil] in the aquarium of Brian Scott [USA].Photo by Brian M. Scott. (26-Dec-2018).

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Pterophyllum

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
10-Apr-2007

Pterophyllum leopoldi (Gosse, 1963)


Original description as Plataxoides leopoldi:

ZooBank:257A9912-1BB5-4531-B3E7-B35601AD8A72.

  • Gosse, Jean-Pierre. 1963. "Description de deux cichlides nouveaux de la region amazonienne". Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique. 39 (35); p 2-3 (crc00069)

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

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