Validity and Redescription of Profundulus balsanus Ahl, 1935 (Cyprinodontiformes: Profundulidae).

@article{JAMANGAPO2016ValidityAR,
  title={Validity and Redescription of Profundulus balsanus Ahl, 1935 (Cyprinodontiformes: Profundulidae).},
  author={JOS{\'E} A. JAMANGAP{\'E} O and Ernesto Vel{\'a}zquez-Vel{\'a}zquez and Emilio Mart{\'i}nez-Ram{\'i}rez and Manuel de Jes{\'u}s Anzueto-Calvo and EYDA L. Gomez and Sara E. Dom{\'i}nguez-Cisneros and Caleb D. McMahan and Wilfredo A. Matamoros},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2016},
  volume={4173 1},
  pages={
          55-65
        }
}
Profundulus balsanus was described by Ahl in 1935 and later placed in synonymy with P. punctatus. Recent molecular studies have demonstrated that specimens identified as P. balsanus belong to a distinct taxon. Herein we used a combination of morphometric, meristic, coloration and osteological data in order to demonstrate the distinctiveness of P. balsanus. Additionally, we used molecular data to reconstruct a phylogeny to place P. balsanus in a systematic context. Profundulus balsanus belongs… Expand
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