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Moenkhausia venerei (Characiformes: Characidae), a new species from the rio Araguaia, Central Brazil

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Petrolli, Marina G. [1] ; Azevedo-Santos, Valter M. [1] ; Benine, Ricardo C. [1]
Total Authors: 3
[1] IBB UNESP, Dept Zool, Lab Ictiol, Campus Botucatu, BR-18618970 Botucatu, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 4105, n. 2, p. 159-170, APR 20 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 6

Moenkhausia venerei is described from the rio Araguaia, Mato Grosso, Central Brazil. The new species differs from its congeners, except M. collettii and M. copei, by the combination of the following characters: a longitudinal dark band extending from the tip of the snout to the base of caudal fin; a dark line along the base of the anal fin; and a conspicuous humeral spot. Moenkhausia venerei is distinguished from M. collettii by having a wider and more conspicuous longitudinal dark band and from M. copei by the higher number of anal-fin rays. A discussion about the overall similarity and putative relationship with M. collettii, M. copei, Hemigrammus ulreyi, H. ataktos, and H. barrigonae is provided. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 15/01972-1 - Phylogenetic analysis of Moenkhausia jamesi species complex (sensu Petrolli & Benine) (Characiformes, Characidae)
Grantee:Marina Gimenez Petrolli
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master
FAPESP's process: 11/50282-7 - An inventory of the Characiform fish fauna (Teleostei, Ostariophysi) from South America
Grantee:Naercio Aquino Menezes
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants