Metadata

Bostrychus microphthalmus

Hoese and Kottelat 2005

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
GobiiformesGobioideiButidae

Synonyms

None.

Country

Indonesia

Types

Holotype: MZB 5942. Paratypes: AMS I.43460-001 (2), CMK 7241 (2), MNHN 2004-3089, MZB 5943.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality: Gua Tanette, Kapang, Sulawesi Selatan, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Systematics

Miesen et al. (2016) record that the genus is poorly defined and poorly known.

Conservation Status

TLO [NE]

Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Hoese, D and Kottelat, M Journal Article 2005 Bostrychus microphthalmus, a new microphthalmic cavefish from Sulawesi (Teleostei: Gobiidae)
Miesen, FW, Droppelmann, F, Hüllen, S, Hadiaty, RK and Herder, F Journal Article 2016 An annotated checklist of the inland fishes of Sulawesi