Epiplatys spilargyreius (Duméril, 1858) Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Anatomy : Poernomo, 1967 .
  • Aquariology : very difficult to maintain in aquarium .
  • Colour pattern : Wildekamp & van der Zee, 2003b .
  • Common names : Savannivaanija (Finnish), Fupaba (Jola-Fonyi: Senegal), Szczupienczyk senegalaski (Polish) .
  • Current distribution known : a widespread species, from Senegal to Ethiopia: Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Benin, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Sudan (White Nile). In the Congo basin known from the lower Congo, Stanley Pool, the middle Congo River and the Ubangi .
  • Ecology : Fröhlich, 1981 b | not a seasonal killifish | Schreiber, 1979 .
  • Food habits : feeds on algae and higher plant material, terrestrial and aquatic insects, notably culicid larvae and pupae and small beetles .
  • Genetics : Gyldenholm & Scheel, 1971 | Scheel, 1966 c | Scheel, 1968 a | Scheel, 1972 c | Scheel, 1974 h .
  • Habitat : occurs in swampy areas, small brooks and small streams in the Sudan and Guinea savanna .
  • Hybridation : Scheel, 1974 h .
  • Reproduction : Kammerzell, 1926 b | Mayer, 1954 | near-to-surface spawner; 2 weeks incubation; eggs diameter: 1.3 mm (Huber, Killi-Data online: www.killi-data.org) | Schreitmüller, 1912 .
  • Size : 60 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Haplochilus infrafasciatus Günther, 1866 a: 313 (part.). Type locality: "Upper Nile", Sudan. (The material from Old Calabar represents Epiplatys sexfasciatus, 40.16.29). Holotype BMNH n° 1864.4.5: 7.
    • Haplochilus marnoi Steindachner, 1881 c: 198. Type locality: "Bahr-el-Seraf und Bahr-el-Gebel", Nile system, southern Sudan (7.55°N-30.53°E). Syntypes NMW n° 3292-3294 (3), 59.606, 62.001 and 75.989.
    • Haplochilus senegalensis Steindachner, 1870 b: 559. Type locality: "Dagana", western Senegal (16°39'N-15°30'W). Syntypes NMW n° 75.838.
    • Haplochilus senegalensis var. acuticaudata Pellegrin, 1913 i: 84. Type locality: "Etang de Guidimoussi (région de Zinder)", Niger (13°42'N-09°30'E). Syntypes MNHN n° 1904-61 (4).
    • Panchax grahami var. decemfasciata Pellegrin, 1933 c: 118. Type locality: "Bobo-Dioulasso", Upper Volta (11°12'N-04°18'W). Holotype MNHN n° 1932-303.
    • Poecilia spilargyreia Duméril, 1861: 258. Type locality: "Les eaux douces de la Côte des Mandingues (Afrique occidentale)", presently Senegal or Gambia. Paralectotype MNHN n° 2992 (selected by Clausen); paralectotype MNHN n° B-2651.