Metadata

Lucifuga undescribed species 1

Garcia-Machado et al. 2011

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
OphidiiformesBythitoideiBythitidae

Synonyms

None.

Country

Cuba

Types

The taxon was revealed by molecular methods (Garcia-Machado et al. 2011), has not been formally described, and there are no types.

Distribution

Currently known from three sites: El Estadio, Cardenas, Matanzas Province, Cuba; Saturno, Matanzas Province, Cuba; dal Agua, Matanzas Province, Cuba.

Habitat

No published details.

Conservation Status

MuG [NE]

Museum Holdings

MFP18-000389, -000390,-000391, -000392, -000396, -000412, -000415, -000416 (Garcia-Machado et al. 2011).

Key References

Hernández, D.A. Thesis 2005 Relaciones evolutivas de las especies del genéro Lucifuga (Ophidiiformes: Bythitidae) en Cuba
Garcia-Machado, E., Hernandez, D., Garcia-Debras, A., Chevalier-Monteagudo, P., Metcalfe, C., Bernatchez, L. and Casane, D. Journal Article 2011 Molecular phylogeny and phylogeography of the Cuban cave-fishes of the genus Lucifuga: Evidence for cryptic allopatric diversity