Pseudophoxinus hittitorum, a new species of spring minnow from Central Anatolia (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)


Freyhof J., Ozulug M.

ICHTHYOLOGICAL EXPLORATION OF FRESHWATERS, vol.21, no.3, pp.239-245, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : ICHTHYOLOGICAL EXPLORATION OF FRESHWATERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.239-245

Abstract

Pseudophoxinus hittitorum, new species, is described from Lake Beysehir basin, Central Anatolia. It is distinguished from other Anatolian Pseudophoxinus by a complete lateral line with 84-94 + 1-2 scales, the absence of an epidermal lateral stripe, the dorsal-fin origin behind vertical through the pelvic-fin origin and a flexible last simple dorsal-fin ray.