Glossamia

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Glossamia
Glossamia aprion.jpg
Glossamia aprion
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Apogonidae
Subfamily: Apogoninae
Genus: Glossamia
T. N. Gill, 1863

Glossamia is a genus of freshwater fish in the family Apogonidae. The majority of the species are endemic to New Guinea, but G. aprion is also found in Australia.

Species[edit]

There are currently 11 recognized species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mabuchi, K., Fraser, T.H., Song, H., Azuma, Y. & Nishida, M. (2014): Revision of the systematics of the cardinalfishes (Percomorpha: Apogonidae) based on molecular analyses and comparative reevaluation of morphological characters. Zootaxa, 3846 (2): 151–203.
  2. ^ Hadiaty, R.K. & Allen, G.R. (2011): Glossamia arguni, a new species of freshwater cardinalfish (Apogonidae) from West Papua Province, Indonesia. aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 17 (3): 173-180.