Geometric morphometrics uncovers a new species of ponyfish (Teleostei: Leiognathidae: Equulites), with comments on the taxonomic status of Equula berbis Valenciennes

@article{Chakrabarty2010GeometricMU,
  title={Geometric morphometrics uncovers a new species of ponyfish (Teleostei: Leiognathidae: Equulites), with comments on the taxonomic status of Equula berbis Valenciennes},
  author={Prosanta Chakrabarty and J. J. Chu and Luthfun Nahar and John S. Sparks},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2010},
  volume={2427},
  pages={15-24}
}
A new species of Equulites is revealed using geometric morphometric techniques and is herein described. [] Key Result The holotype and sole name-bearing type of Equulites leuciscus (BMNH 1858.4.21.243, 104.9 mm SL) is an adult female, and therefore lacks the diagnostic external feature of the LOS, a large, translucent flank patch, used to identify species in this genus.

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