Melanorivulus

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Melanorivulus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Aplocheilidae
Genus: Melanorivulus
W. J. E. M. Costa, 2006
Type species
Rivulus punctatus
Boulenger, 1895

Melanorivulus is a genus of fish in the family Aplocheilidae native to South America.

Species[edit]

There are currently 51 recognized species in this genus:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nielsen, D.T.B., Neves, P.A.B.A., Ywamoto, E.V. & Passos, M.d.A. (2016): Melanorivulus polychromus, a new species of killifish from the rio São José dos Dourados drainage, middle rio Paraná basin, southwestern Brazil, with a redescription of Melanorivulus apiamici (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae). aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 22 (2): 79-88.
  2. ^ Costa, W.J.E.M., Bragança, P.H.N. & Ottoni, F.P. (2015): A new miniature killifish of the genus Melanorivulus (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from the coastal plains of north-eastern Brazil. Vertebrate Zoology, 65 (1): 31–35.
  3. ^ a b c Costa, W.J.E.M. (2017): Three new species of the killifish genus Melanorivulus from the central Brazilian Cerrado savanna (Cyprinodontiformes, Aplocheilidae). ZooKeys, 645: 51–70.
  4. ^ Nielsen, D.T.B. & Pinto, C.S. (2015): Melanorivulus imperatrizensis, a new species of killifish (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from the rio Tocantins basin, Brazil. aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 21 (3): 136-143.
  5. ^ Costa, W.J.E.M. (2010): Rivulus jalapensis, a new killifish from the Tocantins River basin, central Brazil (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 21 (3): 193-198.
  6. ^ a b Costa, W.J.E.M. (2012): Two new species of Melanorivulus from the Caiapós hill, upper Araguaia river basin, Brazil (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 23 (3): 211-218.
  7. ^ Costa, W.J.E.M. (2013): A new killifish of the genus Melanorivulus from the upper Paraná river basin, Brazil (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae). Vertebrate Zoology, 63 (3): 277-281.
  8. ^ Costa, W.J.E.M. (2010): Rivulus megaroni, a new killifish from the Xingu River drainage, southern Brazilian Amazon (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 20 (4): 365-370.
  9. ^ a b Volcan, M.V., Klotzel, B. & Lanés, L.E.K. (2017): Two new species of Melanorivulus (Cyprinodontiformes: Cynolebiidae) from Rio Verde drainage, Upper Rio Paraná basin, Brazil. Zootaxa, 4236 (1): 82-94.
  10. ^ a b c Costa, W.J.E.M. (2016): Comparative morphology, phylogenetic relationships, and taxonomic revision of South American killifishes of the Melanorivulus zygonectes species group (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 27 (2): 107-152.
  11. ^ Costa, W.J.E.M. (2012): Melanorivulus pindorama, a new killifish from the Tocantins River drainage, central Brazilian Cerrado (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 23 (1): 57-61.
  12. ^ Costa, W.J.E.M., Amorim, P.F. & Bragança, P.H.N. (2014): A new miniature killifish of the genus Melanorivulus (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from the Xingu river drainage, Brazilian Amazon. Vertebrate Zoology, 64 (2): 193-197.
  13. ^ Costa, W.J.E.M. & De Luca, A.C. (2011): Rivulus schuncki, a new species of the killifish subgenus Melanorivulus, from eastern Brazilian Amazon (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 21 (4): 289-293.