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Ghiozzetto del fiume Acheronte,

Knipowitschia milleri (Ahnelt & Bianco, 1991)


Nomi comuni esteri - Greco - Acheronogovios. Inglese - Acheron spring goby. Cina - Mi shih nai po sia hu yu (米氏奈波鰕虎魚), Mi shi nai po xia hu yu (米氏奈波鰕虎鱼).


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Knipowitschia milleri (Ahnelt & Bianco, 1990). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien v. 91. Sinonimo senior, nuova combinazione, nomenclatura ICZN valida.

Orsinigobius milleri Ahnelt & Bianco 1990. "Orsinigobius milleri" n. sp., a new species of freshwater goby from W-Greece (Pisces: Gobiidae). Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 1-6; v. 91 (B) [1987] 2 Fig. 1-3. Sinonimo senior, combinazione originale, nomenclatura ICZN non valida. Opinioni - Nomenclatura specifica valida come Orsinigobius milleri Ahnelt & Bianco 1990, vedere Ahnelt & Bianco 1990:1, Bianco & Miller 1990:1289. Nomenclatura specifica valida come Knipowitschia milleri (Ahnelt & Bianco 1990), vedere Kottelat 1997:177, Miller et al. in Miller 2004:391, Kovačić 2005:278, Kottelat & Freyhof 2007:572, Freyhof 2011:283, Barbieri et al. 2015:108, Vukić et al. 2016:368, Thacker et al. 2018:[8]. Località tipo - Canale di drenaggio, connesso con il delta del fiume Acheronte, Epiro, Grecia occidentale, 39°15'N, 20°30'E. Tipo - NMW 86065. Paratipi - IZA 8784-85 (7, 8); NMW 86066-67 (7, 7 o 8).



Fonti bibliografiche principali - Kottelat M. & J. Freyhof 2007. Handbook of European freshwater fishes. Kottelat, Cornol, Switzerland and Freyof, Berlin, Germany. Pagina 572.



Distribuzione di Knipowitschia milleri secondo IUCN



L'area di distribuzione coincide con il delta del fiume Acheronte, in Grecia occidentale.



Bibliografia - Ahnelt, H. and P.G. Bianco, 1990. Orsinigobius milleri n. sp., a new species of freshwater goby from W-Greece (Pisces: Gobiidae). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien v. 91 (B) [1987]: 1-6.

Baillie, J. and B. Groombridge (eds.), 1996. 1996 IUCN red list of threatened animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland. 378 p.

Barbieri, R., S. Zogaris, E. Kalogianni, M.Th. Stoumboudi, Y. Chatzinikolaou, S. Giakoumi, Y. Kapakos, D. Kommatas, N. Koutsikos, V. Tachos, L. Vardakas and A.N. Economou, 2015. Freshwater fishes and lampreys of Greece. An annotated checklist. Monographs on Marine Sciences N° 8. Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Athens, Greece. 1-129.

Bianco, P.G. and P.J. Miller, 1990. Yugoslavian and other records of the Italian freshwater goby, Padogobius martensii, and a character polarization in gobioid fishes. Journal of Natural History v. 24 (n° 5): 1289-1302.

Bobori, D.C., P.S. Economidis and E.G. Maurakis, 2001. Freshwater fish habitat science and management in Greece. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 4:381-391.

Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, 2003. Chinese aquatic germplasm resources database. http://zzzy.fishinfo.cn.

Crivelli, A.J., 1996. The freshwater fish endemic to the Mediterranean region. An action plan for their conservation. Tour du Valat Publication, 171 p.

Crivelli, A.J., 2006. Knipowitschia milleri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006.

Economidis, P.S., 1991. Check list of freshwater fishes of Greece (recent status of threats and protection). Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature, Special publication, 48 p.

Economidis, P.S., E. Dimitriou, R. Pagoni, E. Michaloudi and L. Natsis, 2000. Introduced and translocated fish species in the inland waters of Greece. Fish. Manage. Ecol. 7:239-250.

Economidis, P.S. and E. Koutrakis, 2001. Common names of comercially important Hellenic marine organisms. Aristotle University, Technical Report.

Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.), 1998. Catalog of fishes. Special Publication, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco. 3 vols. 2905 p.

Freyhof, J., 2011. Diversity and distribution of freshwater gobies from the Mediterranean, the Black and Caspian seas. Chapter 2.6, pp. 279-288. In: R. A. Patzner et al. (eds). The Biology of Gobies. CRC Press, Science Publishers.

Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W.N. & R. van der Laan (eds), 2018. Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References:


Hilton-Taylor, C., 2000. 2000 IUCN red list of threatened species. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

IUCN, 1994. 1994 IUCN red list of threatened animals. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, U.K.

IUCN, 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org.

Kottelat, M., 1997. European freshwater fishes. Biologia 52, Suppl. 5:1-271.

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

Kovačić, M., 2005. A new species of Knipowitschia (Gobiidae) from Dalmatia, Croatia. Cybium v. 29 (n° 3): 275-280.

Miller, P.J., 2004. In Miller, P.J. (ed.), 2004. The freshwater fishes of Europe. Gobiidae 2. Aula-Verlag, Wiesbaden. v. 8 (n° 2): i-x + 1-477.

Thacker, C.E., C. Gkenas, A. Triantafyllidis, S. Malavasi and I. Leonardos, 2018. Phylogeny, systematics and biogeogra-phy of the European sand gobies (Gobiiformes: Gobionellidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society v. 185: [1-14] 212-225.

Vukić, J., M. Kovačić, S. Zogaris and R. Šanda, 2016. Rediscovery of Knipowitschia goerneri and its molecular relation-ships with other European northern Mediterranean Knipowitschia species (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Ichthyological Explora-tion of Freshwaters v. 26 (n° 4): 363-372.

Wu, H.L., K.-T. Shao and C.F. Lai (eds.), 1999. Latin-Chinese dictionary of fishes names. The Sueichan Press, Taiwan.


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