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The Victoria Falls, a species boundary for the Zambezi Parrotfish, Cyphomyrus discorhynchus (Peters, 1852), and the resurrection of Cyphomyrus cubangoensis (Pellegrin, 1936) (Mormyridae: Teleostei)

Kramer, Bernd and Van der Bank, F. Herman (2011) The Victoria Falls, a species boundary for the Zambezi Parrotfish, Cyphomyrus discorhynchus (Peters, 1852), and the resurrection of Cyphomyrus cubangoensis (Pellegrin, 1936) (Mormyridae: Teleostei). Journal of Natural History 45 (43-44), pp. 2669-2699.

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Abstract

Cyphomyrus discorhynchus occurs in the Zambezi River and in the linked systems of the Kwando and the Okavango. We collected specimens from both above and below the Victoria Falls and recorded Electric Organ Discharges. We found a marked degree of anatomical differentiation among the specimens from the Zambezi delta to the Victoria Falls that represents a subspecific, geographical cline, ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:27 September 2011
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Verhaltensbiologie und Verhaltensphysiologie (Prof. Dr. Bernd Kramer)
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10.1080/00222933.2011.597945DOI
Keywords:allopatric speciation, parapatric, geographic cline, electric organ discharges, southern Africa
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: Helge Knüttel (ADMIN)
Deposited On:05 Jul 2011 14:58
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 18:04
Item ID:21428
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