Epiplatys singa (Boulenger, 1899) Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Anatomy : Poernomo, 1967 .
  • Aquariology : easy to maintain in aquarium .
  • Colour pattern : van der Zee et al., 2007b .
  • Common names : Korundivaanija (Finnish), Szczupienczyk szmaragdowy (Polish) .
  • Current distribution known : known from the coastal Lower Congo basin, and one population from near Inkisi has been confirmed as E.singa suggesting a disjunct distribution in the Lower Congo. In Lower Guinea it is known from the lower Ogowe River, the KangoKomo, Nyanga and other coastal river systems, of western Gabon, and the lower Kouilou and Loeme River drainages in western Congo and the Chiloango River system, Cabinda .
  • Ecology : not a seasonal killifish .
  • Food habits : feeds on ants and other insects (Huber, Killi-Data online: www.killi-data.org) .
  • Genetics : Aarn & Shepherd, 2001 .
  • Habitat : occurs in small rivers, brooks and swamps in the coastal forest and wooded savanna .
  • Hybridation : Scheel, 1974 h .
  • Reproduction : Huber, 1982 c | Kammerzell, 1917 | Mitsch, 1937 b | near-to-surface spawner; 2 weeks incubation; eggs diameter: 1.0 mm (Huber, Killi-Data online: www.killi-data.org) | Stenglein, 1983 | Stolzenhain, 1928 a .
  • Scales : Poll, 1957 a .
  • Size : 70 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Haplochilus macrostigma Boulenger, 1911 g: 268. Type locality: "Portuguese Congo, Cabinda", Angola (06°32'S-12°15'E). Syntypes BMNH, registration numbers unknown.
    • Haplochilus singa Boulenger, 1899 f: 113, pl. 47, fig. 1. Type locality: "Marais de Boma", lower Zaïre (05°51'S-13°03'E). Holotype MRAC n° 989.
    • Panchax chinchoxoanus Ahl, 1924 d: 305. Type locality: "Chinchoxo, Mündung des Quillu", mouth of the Kouilou river, southwestern Congo (04°28'S-11°41'E). Holotype ZMHU n° 21.035.
    • Panchax ornatus Ahl, 1928 d: 118. Type locality: "Kamerun" (Aquarium material of unknown origin). Syntypes ZMHU, registration numbers unknown.