New species of Pyrrhulina (Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Lebiasinidae) from the Brazilian Shield, with comments on a putative monophyletic group of species in the genus.

Abstract

Pyrrhulina marilynae, new species, is described. The new species can be distinguished among congeners mainly by presenting a conspicuous, dark, zigzag shaped primary stripe, extending to distal end of median caudal-fin rays, reduction of the number of precaudal vertebrae, absence of postecleithrum 2, and nine principal rays on caudal-fin dorsal lobe. The… (More)

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