Metadata

Lucifuga undescribed species 2

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

Known only from a single locality: Cave 1, Habana del Este, Havana City, La Habana Province, Cuba.

Habitat

No details known.

Systematics

See discussion of the phylogenetics abd distribution of the genus Lucifuga under the species account for Lucifuga subterranea.

Conservation Status

MuG TLO [NE]

Museum Holdings

MFP18-000398, -000398 (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