Aphyosemion elegans (Boulenger, 1899) Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Aquariology : difficult to maintain in aquarium .
  • Chromosomes : Vasil'ev, 1980 .
  • Common names : Elegant killi (English), Koruviiripyrstö (Finnish), Eleganter Prachtkärpfling (German) .
  • Current distribution known : reported from the Tshuapa River, lower Ubangi, Itimbiri, Sangha, Likouala, Lulonga and lower Lomami, and lakes Tumba and Mai Ndombe (Democratic Republic of the Congo and Republic of Congo) .
  • Ecology : Matthes, 1964 b | not a seasonal killifish .
  • Food habits : ants and other insects .
  • Genetics : Huber & Scheel, 1981 | Scheel, 1972 b .
  • Habitat : brooks, swampy parts of small streams, swamps, pools and border regions of lakes .
  • Hybridation : Huber & Scheel, 1981 | Scheel, 1974 h .
  • Reproduction : Hartig-Beecken, 1980 a | laying adhesive egg on aquatic plants and roots; 2 weeks incubation; eggs diameter: 1.2 mm .
  • Size : 50 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Haplochilus elegans Boulenger, 1899 f: 112, pl. 47, fig. 2. Type locality: "Bikoro et Coquilhatville", Bikoro (00° 45´ N-18° 07´ E) and present Mbandaka (00°04'N-18°16'E). Syntypes BMNH n° 1899.11.27: 44-46 (Bikoro), n° 1899.11.27: 42-43 (Coquilhatville) and MRAC n° 990-995 (6).