Geographic distribution extension of Landonia latidens Eigenmann & Henn, 1914 (Characidae, Stevardiinae) in coastal drainages of Peru

Vanessa Meza-Vargas, Dario Faustino-Fuster, José Marchena, Hernán Ortega

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Abstract

The monotypic genus Landonia Eigenmann & Henn, 1914 was only known from its type locality in western Ecuadorian drainages. Recent collections revealed the presence of Landonia latidens Eigenmann & Henn, 1914 in Chira and Piura river basins in Peru. Thus, the distribution of this species is extended, constituting the southernmost record of the species.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)851-855
Number of pages5
JournalCheck List
Volume15
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2019

Keywords

  • Chira river
  • Freshwater fishes
  • Pacific drainage
  • Piura river
  • Range extension

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