Metadata

Lucifuga undescribed species 3

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: Pozo Azul, Sandino Province, Cuba.

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

MFP18-000201 (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