Metadata

Rakthamichthys mumba

Praveenraj, Thackeray, Mohapatra, and Pavan-Kumar 2021

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
SynbranchiformesSynbranchoideiSynbranchidae

Synonyms

None.

Country

India

Types

Holotype: EBRC/ZSI/F12822, 265mm TL

Paratype: EBRC/ZSI/F2823, 2824, 2825 224-228mm TL; CIARI-FF-80 260mm SL

Distribution

Known only fromm the type locailty: Jogeshwari Well, S.V. Road, Mancherji Banaji industrial home for the blind, Maharashtra, Mumbai City, India.

Systematics

Rakthamichthys mumba is sister to a group containing Monopterus eapeni, R. roseni and R. digressus (Preveenraj et al. 2021).

Conservation Status

TLO [NE]

Museum Holdings

As above only.COi

Internet Resources

COI: MZ452067

COI: MZ448224

Key References

Thackeray, T., Jaisimhan, P., Mohapatra, A. and Pavan Kumar, A. Report 2021 New species of blind freshwater eel discovered from Mumbai well
Thackeray, T., Jaisimhan, P., Mohapatra, A. and Pavan Kumar, A. Report 2021 New species of blind freshwater eel discovered from Mumbai well by Tejas Thackeray, other researchers
Praveenraj, J., Thackeray, T., Mohapatra, A. and Pavan-Kumar, A. Journal Article 2021 Rakthamichthys mumba, a new species of Hypogean eel (Teleostei: Synbranchidae) from Mumbai, Maharashtra, India