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Cobite del fiume Louros,

Cobitis hellenica, Economidis & Nalbant 1996


Nomi comuni esteri - Greco - Lourovelonitsa. Inglese - Louros spined loach. Tedesco - Louros Steinbeisser. Repubblica Ceca - Sekavec lauroský. Estonia - Lourose hink.

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Cobitis hellenica Economidis & Nalbant, 1996. A study of the loaches of the genera Cobitis and Sabanejewia (Pisces, Cobi-tidae) of Greece, with description of six new taxa. Trav. Mus. Hist. Nat. `Grigore Antipa' 295-347; v. 36 311 Fig. 10 (a-f), 12 (g-i). Comparsa precedentemente in Economidis 1991:28, 41, Fig. 1-2 priva di descrizione. Sinonimo senior, combinazione originale, nomenclatura ICZN valida. Opinioni - Nomenclatura specifica valida come Cobitis sp. 2, secon-do Kottelat 1997:90. Nomenclatura specifica valida come Cobitis hellenica, Economidis & Nalbant 1996, secondo Erkakan et al. 1999:24, Kottelat & Freyhof 2007:308, Kottelat 2012:25, Barbieri et al. 2015:71, Eagderi et al. 2017:50. Località tipo: fiume Louros canale di drenaggio a Barbanakos vicino al paese di Stephani, Epiro, Grecia. Tipo: MZUT 1989-115 paratipi: CAS non cat. (2); ISBB 3967 (13), 4569 (10), 4577 (33), 4570 (11); MINB non cat. (2); MNHN 1994-0514 (1); MZUT 1963-5 (22), 1977-232 (5), 1979-22 (29), 1987-42 (25), 1988-95 (15), 1989-41 (34), 1989-43 (4); NMW 92820 (2); RMNH non cat. (4); SMF 22318 (5), 27232 (2); USNM 330135 (2); ZSM non cat. (2).



Fonti bibliografiche principali - Kottelat M. and J. Freyhof 2007. Handbook of European freshwater fishes. Kottelat, Cornol, Switzerland and Freyof, Berlin, Germany. Pagina 308.



Distribuzione di Cobitis hellenica secondo IUCN


Specie endemica della Grecia occidentale, l'areale è limitato al bacino del fiume Louros ed a suo afflente Kalamas.


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