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|Title:||A New Species of Moenkhausia Eigenmann, 1903 (Characiformes, Characidae) from the Upper Rio Negro Basin, Brazil|
|Authors:||Soares, Isabel Matos|
Lima, Flávio César Thadeo
Bastos, Douglas A.
Py-daniel, Lúcia Rapp
Rio Negro Basin
|metadata.dc.relation.ispartof:||Volume 107, Número 2, Pags. 232-238|
|Abstract:||A new species of Moenkhausia is described from Rio Curicuriari and Rio Tiquié, both right-bank tributaries of the upper Rio Negro basin, Amazonas State, Brazil. The new taxon differs from all congeners, except M. agnesae and M. beninei, by the combination of a sinuous humeral blotch, similar to a compressed letter Z, and distinct dark longitudinal stripes along the body sides. The new species can be distinguished from M. agnesae and M. beninei by the presence of a single humeral blotch and of longitudinal stripes running through the center of the scales, more conspicuous dorsally. © 2019 by the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.|
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