Phylogeographic analysis of genus Herichthys (Perciformes: Cichlidae), with descriptions of Nosferatu new genus and H. tepehua n. sp.

@article{MazaBenignos2014PhylogeographicAO,
  title={Phylogeographic analysis of genus Herichthys (Perciformes: Cichlidae), with descriptions of Nosferatu new genus and H. tepehua n. sp.},
  author={Mauricio De la Maza-Benignos and Claudia Patricia Ornelas‐Garc{\'i}a and Mar{\'i}a de Lourdes Lozano-Vilano and Mar{\'i}a Elena Garc{\'i}a-Ram{\'i}rez and Ignacio Doadrio},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2014},
  volume={748},
  pages={201-231}
}
The genus Herichthys is widely considered to be the monophyletic representative of Cichlidae in northeastern Mexico and southern Texas. It is also the northernmost distributed genus of Neotropical Cichlids. Its distribution stretches over an area that is characterized by an intricate geologic and climatic history that affected its temporal and spatial diversification north of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic-Belt. We access the evolutionary history of the genus Herichthys based on a phylogenetic… 
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