Moenkhausia pankilopteryx

The Moenkhausia pankilopteryx lives in the pelagic, freshwater environment.

The new fish has just been named Moenkhausia pankilopteryx in a paper by Vinicius Bertaco and Paulo Lucinda in the systematics journal Zootaxa and was discovered in the Rio Tocatins drainage in Brazil. More

Another species, Moenkhausia pankilopteryx, was described earlier this month, and another Moenkhausia rara, described in 2004. More

Abstract: A new characid species, Moenkhausia pankilopteryx, is described from the rio Tocantins drainage. The new species is distinguished from its congeners by the combination of 37 41 pored scales in the lateral line; a deep body, 43.3 51. More

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Moenkhausia
Species : Moenkhausia pankilopteryx
Authority : Bertaco & Lucinda,2006