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The southern churchill, Petrocephalus wesselsi, a new species of mormyrid from South Africa defined by electric organ discharges, genetics, and morphology

Kramer, Bernd and Van der Bank, F. Herman (2000) The southern churchill, Petrocephalus wesselsi, a new species of mormyrid from South Africa defined by electric organ discharges, genetics, and morphology. Environmental Biology of Fishes 59, pp. 393-413.

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Abstract

East African and south African churchills (Petrocephalus, Mormyridae) were synonymised in 1959 to become members of a single species of subcontinental, southern African distribution, Petrocephalus catostoma (G¨unther, 1866). By comparison with the type material for P. catostoma from the Ruvuma River and P. stuhlmanni from the Ruvu River, both of East African origin, we confirm the South ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:2000
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Verhaltensbiologie und Verhaltensphysiologie (Prof. Dr. Bernd Kramer)
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10.1023/A:1026562827022DOI
Keywords:Petrocephalus catostoma; allopatric speciation; Upper Zambezi; Limpopo; Incomati; Pongola; Mormyridae
Subjects:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Partially
Owner: Bernd Kramer
Deposited On:30 Aug 2007
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:12
Item ID:2021
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