Aphyosemion thysi Radda & Huber, 1978 Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Aquariology : difficult to maintain in aquarium .
  • Colour pattern : van der Zee et al., 2007b .
  • Common names : Viiruviiripyrstö (Finnish), Thys Prachtkärpfling (German) .
  • Current distribution known : a lower Guinea endemic, found in the Mossendjo - Komono area, in the Louesse - Niari River system, southwestern Congo .
  • Ecology : Buytaert, 1979 | Hannink, 1981 a | not a seasonal killifish .
  • Food habits : ants and other insects .
  • Genetics : Scheel, 1981 b .
  • Habitat : occurs in brooks and small streams in the hilly rainforest .
  • Reproduction : Buytaert, 1979 | Hannink, 1980 | Hannink, 1981 a | laying adhesive egg on aquatic plants and roots; 3 weeks incubation; eggs diameter: 1.5 mm .
  • Size : 45 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Aphyosemion thysi Radda & Huber, 1978: 173, fig. 1-2. Type locality: "Bach 500 m von Ngala, an der Strasse Titi-Mossendjo, Provinz Niari, Louessé-System, Südkongo" (03°06'S-12°43'E). Holotype MRAC n° 78-22-P-304; paratypes MRAC n° 78-22-P-114-119 (6), 78-22-P-290-300 (11) and 78-22-P-305-307 (3).