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Il genere Herotilapia, Pellegrin 1904

 

Herotilapia Pellegrin 1904. Contribution à l'étude anatomique, biologique et taxinomique des poissons de la famille des Cichlidés. Memoires Societe Zoologique de France v. 16 (n° 2 - 4): 41 - 400, Pls. 4 - 7. Genere femminile. Specie tipo - Heros multispinosus Günther 1867. Tipo per monotipia. Scritto in modo errato Heterotilapia in Zoological Record del 1904. Opinioni - Sinonimo di Archocentrus Gill & Bransford 1877, secondo Burgess 2000:52, Schmitter-Soto 2007:10, Schmitter-Soto 2007:43. Nomenclatura generica valida come Herotilapia Pellegrin 1904, secondo Allgayer 2001:13, Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:637, Kottelat & Freyhof 2007:540, Říĉan et al. 2008:952, Dunz & Schliewen 2013:78, McMahan et al. 2015:230, Říčan et al. 2016:30.

 

 

Etimologia -  Greco, Arch= anus + Greco, kentron= spine, riferito alle spine della pinna anale.

 

  Genere Specie  
Herotilapia

Herotilapia multipinosa.

 

Genere monotipico, diffuso in America centrale e in parte del nord est dell'America meridionale. L'unica specie del gruppo è stata introdotta, ed acclimatata, nella sorgente termale di Heviz, nei pressi del Lago Balaton in Ungheria.

 

 

Bibliografia - Allgayer, R., 2001. Description d'un genre nouveau, Cryptoheros, d'Amerique central et d'une espece nouvelle du Panama (Pisces: Cichlidae). L'an Cichlidé v. 1: 13-20.

Burgess, W.E., 2000. The Cichlasoma story. Herichthys, the break-up. Tropical Fish Hobbyist v. 48 (n° 11): 44-54.

Dunz, A.R. and U.K. Schliewen, 2013. Molecular phylogeny and revised classification of the haplotilapiine cichlid fishes formerly referred to as "Tilapia". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution v. 68 (n° 1): 64-80.

Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 2007. Handbook of European freshwater fishes. Publications Kottelat, Cornol and Freyhof, Berlin. 646 pp.

McMahan, C.D., W.A. Matamoros, K.R. Piller and P. Chakrabarty, 2015. Taxonomy and systematics of the herichthyins (Cichlidae: Tribe Heroini), with the description of eight new Middle American genera. Zootaxa 3999 (n° 2): 211-234.

Pellegrin, J., 1904. Contribution à l'étude anatomique, biologique et taxinomique des poissons de la famille des Cichlidés. Mémoires de la Société Zoologique de France v. 16 (n° 2-4): 41-400, Pls. 4-7.

Reis, R.E., S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris Jr., 2003. Check list of the freshwater fishes of South and Central America. CLOFFSCA. EDIPUCRS, Porto Alegre. 2003: i-xi + 1-729

Říĉan, O. and S.O. Kullander, 2008. The Australoheros (Teleostei: Cichlidae) species of Uruguay and Paraná River drainages. Zootaxa 1724:1-51.

Říčan, O., L. Piálek, K. Dragová and J. Novák, 2016. Diversity and evolution of the Middle American cichlid fishes (Teleostei: Cichlidae) with revised classification. Vertebrate Zoology v. 66 (n° 1): 1-102.

Schmitter-Soto, J.J., 2007. A systematic revision of the genus Archocentrus (Perciformes: Cichlidae), with the description of two new genera and six new species. Zootaxa 1603:1-78.

Schmitter-Soto, J.J., 2007. Phylogeny of species formerly assigned to the genus Archocentrus (Perciformes: Cichlidae). Zootaxa N° 1618: 1-50.

 


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