Aphyosemion christyi (Boulenger, 1915) Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Aquariology : difficult to maintain in aquarium .
  • Chromosomes : Vasil'ev, 1980 .
  • Common names : Christy's Lyretail (English), Liehuviiripyrstö (Finnish), Christys Prachtkärpfling (German) .
  • Current distribution known : known from a small range, probably restricted to the upper reaches of the Ituri River and its tributaries and westerly, up to the Lindi River (Bafwasené) and tributaries in the Ituri forest, at elevations over 500 meters in the northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo .
  • Ecology : Gosse, 1963 | not a seasonal killifish .
  • Genetics : Gyldenholm & Scheel, 1971 | Huber & Scheel, 1981 | Scheel, 1968 a | Scheel, 1971 a | Scheel, 1972 b .
  • Habitat : occurs mainly in the weedy and shallow parts of brooks, small streams, pools and swamps; these brooks are located in forested savannah .
  • Hybridation : Scheel, 1968 a | Scheel, 1974 h .
  • Reproduction : Mayer, 1953 | Meder, 1952 a | Van den Nieuwenhuizen, 1974 b .
  • Size : 60 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Aphyosemion margaretae Fowler, 1936 b: 320, fig. 130. Type locality: "Forest Hills near Saidi" s village, Belgian Congo", Eastern Zaïre (01°26'N-28°27'E). Syntypes ANSP n° 65.902-65.903 (2).
    • Haplochilus christyi Boulenger, 1915 c: 46. Type locality: "Lindi River Congo", Bafwasende on the Lindi river, north of Kisangani, northeastern Zaïre (01°07'N-27°13'E). Syntypes BMNH n° 1919.9.10: 286-294(9) and MRAC n° 7244-302.