Description of a new species of Hemigrammocapoeta (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from Lake Isikli, Turkey
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CitationKüçük, F., Bayçelebi, E., Güçlü, S. S., & Gülle, I. (2015). Description of a new species of Hemigrammocapoeta (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from Lake Işıklı, Turkey. Zootaxa, 4052(3), 359–365. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4052.3.5
Hemigrammocapoeta menderesensis is distinguished from all other species of Hemigrammocapoeta in Anatolia by the following combination of characters (none unique to the species): lateral line incomplete; 6-17 perforated scales and 3641 + 1-2 scales in lateral series; 71/2-81/2 scale rows between lateral line and dorsal-fin origin, 3-4 scale rows between lateral series and anal-fin origin; dorsal fin commonly with 71/2 branched rays; anal fin with 51/2 branched rays; 15-17 gill rakers on the first brachial arch; pharyngeal teeth 2.4.5-5.3.3; mouth small, subterminal, horseshoe shaped and without barbel; lips developed and somewhat fleshy; upper lip not covering nostril gape; lower lip with two lateral lobes and median pad; lateral lobes smaller and shorter than half width of median pad; numerous papillae on lower and upper lips.