Check List 10(5): 1156-1160, doi: 10.15560/10.5.1156
New records and distribution extension of Hyphessobrycon itaparicensis Lima & Costa, 2001 (Characiformes: Characidae) in coastal drainages of Sergipe state, northeastern Brazil
expand article infoMarcelo F. G. Brito, Sergio Q. M. Lima§, Waldir M. Berbel-Filho§, Rodrigo A. Torres|
‡ Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Brazil§ Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil| Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
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The present study reports the first record of the small characid fish Hyphessobrycon itaparicensis Lima and Costa, 2001 in two coastal drainages of Sergipe State, Brazil. This species was collected in three sampling sites from Piauí and Sergipe river basins, both in the hydrographic ecoregion of Northeastern Mata Atlantica. Aspects of habitat, diet composition, phenotypic variation, molecular identification and distribution of H. itaparicensis are herein discussed.
Pisces; Ostariophysi; molecular identification