Moenkhausia xinguensis

The Moenkhausia xinguensis lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

species of the genus Moenkhausia xinguensis, which is phenotypically close and also endemic to the Xingú basin. The latter species is redescribed from the holotype and from new collections. More

Moenkhausia xinguensisTetragonopterus xinguensis Steindachner, 1882; (vs) Moenkhausia xinguensis Eigenmann, 1903; (valid as) - 24.4. More

Common names

Lambari in Portuguese (Português)
Piaba in Portuguese (Português)

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Moenkhausia
Species : Moenkhausia xinguensis
Authority : Steindachner, 1882