Journal Article

Revision of the endemic Malagasy cavefish genus Typhleotris (Teleostei: Gobiiformes: Milyeringidae) with discussion of its phylogenetic placement and description of a new species

Sparks, J.S. and Chakrabarty, P.

Record Number:
2989
Year:
2012
Journal:
American Museum Novitates
Pages:
1-28
Abstract:
Troglobitic cavefishes of the genus Typhleotris, endemic to coastal southwestern Mad gascar, are taxonomically reviewed and a new darkly pigmented species, Typhleotris mar rybe, is described from an isolated karst sinkhole on the coastal plain below the Mahafaly Plateau. The new species, known only from Grotte de Vitane (Vitany) near the town Itampolo, is unique among blind cavefishes in being uniformly darkly pigmented, rather than fully depigmented or exceptionally light in coloration. In addition to its dark coloration (vs. depigmented, translucent white body in congeners), the new species can be distinguished from its two congeners, Typhleotris madagascariensis and T pauliani, by the sculpted, bony (vs. fleshy) appearance of its head with strongly protruding lateral ethmoid, sphenotic, and pterotic bones, and an elevated vertebral count.
Times Cited:
6
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