Aphyosemion seegersi Huber 1980
A.seegersi male. Photo courtesy of Ed Pürzl
A.seegersi Female. Photo courtesy of Ed Pürzl
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After Lothar Seegers, a German aquarist, biologist & ichthyologist.
Huber J.H. 1980.
Die Aphyosemion-Arten des Ivindo-Beckens im Kongo, mit der Beschreibung von Aphyosemion (Diapteron) seegersi nov. spec.
DKG Journal 12 (1): p 3-6, 3 figures, map.
23.6 mm (Huber 1980)
D = 10-12, A = 10-12, ll = 30-34 (Huber 1980)
PEG 95/9 - Forest stream 6 kms west of
Mékambo. The collectors were shown the stream by an elderly man
on the 29th December at 10.30 am. This stream was called the Mékéndé
& was situated at the village of Baya Mbéla. E.neumanni,
A.punctatum, Diapteron seegersi, Hylopanchax
sp. Sketch maps appear in BKA newsletter
No.370, July 1996.
Given as '35 km south of Sembe before the village Gouanéboum in the direction of Mékambo, at a track to Gabon passable only by bicycle'. This was location RPC 149 (sometimes seen as JH 149).
Limited to the type locality, a small brook in the upper Ivindo River drainage, northern Congo.
A small brook under forest cover.
Discovered by Huber in 1978 in Congo-Brazzaville
at collecting location 149, 35 km south of Sembe near the village of
Gouaneboum. This area was accessed by bicycle down a track towards Mekambo,
Gabon. The return journey was made by car & moped & was made
through primeval forest paths.
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