You can sponsor this page

Phallotorynus pankalos  Lucinda, Rosa & Reis, 2005

Upload your photos and videos
Pictures | Google image
Image of Phallotorynus pankalos
Phallotorynus pankalos
No image available for this species;
drawing shows typical fish in this Family.

Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Poeciliidae (Poeciliids) > Poeciliinae
Etymology: Phallotorynus: Greek, phallos = penis + Greek, otos = ear + Greek, rhinos = nose (Ref. 45335);  pankalos: From the Greek adjective pánkalos, meaning all or very beautiful, in reference to the beauty of specimens..   More on author: Reis.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

South America: affluent of Rio Iguatemi, Rio Parana drainage in Brazil.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 56059)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Anal soft rays: 11; Vertebrae: 31. Distinguished from its congeners, except Phallotorynus jucundus, by having a color pattern consisting of six to nine dark brown round spots along lower half of flanks and by having densely pigmented dorsal fin. Differs from P. jucundus by having 8 dorsal-fin rays (vs. 9or 10), 11 anal-fin rays in females (vs. 10), by the absence of a dark ring around the anus in females and by the presence of a dark brown band on lower jaw (Ref. 56059).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Lucinda, P.H.F., R.S. Rosa and R.E. Reis, 2005. Systematics and biogeography of the genus Phallotorynus Henn, 1916 (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae: Poeciliinae), with description of three new species. Copeia 2005(3):609-631. (Ref. 56059)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

FAO(Publication : search) | FisheriesWiki |

More information

Countries
FAO areas
Ecosystems
Occurrences
Introductions
Stocks
Ecology
Diet
Food items
Food consumption
Ration
Common names
Synonyms
Metabolism
Predators
Ecotoxicology
Reproduction
Maturity
Spawning
Fecundity
Eggs
Egg development
Age/Size
Growth
Length-weight
Length-length
Length-frequencies
Morphometrics
Morphology
Larvae
Larval dynamics
Recruitment
Abundance
References
Aquaculture
Aquaculture profile
Strains
Genetics
Allele frequencies
Heritability
Diseases
Processing
Mass conversion
Collaborators
Pictures
Stamps, Coins
Sounds
Ciguatera
Speed
Swim. type
Gill area
Otoliths
Brains
Vision

Tools

Special reports

Download XML

Internet sources