Austrolebias Costa,

Wilson J. E. M. Costa, 2006, The South American annual killifish genus Austrolebias (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae): phylogenetic relationships, descriptive morphology and taxonomic revision., Zootaxa 1213, pp. 1-162: 10

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Austrolebias Costa


[[ Genus Austrolebias Costa  ZBK  ]]

Phylogenetic analysis

The present phylogenetic analysis comprises 83 morphological characters, listed in Appendix 1 and included in the data matrix of Appendix 2. Two most parsimonious trees were found (length = 217, CI = 0.53, RI = 0.80), each differing only in the position of A. luteoflammulatus  (as sister group to clades 1 + 2, or as sister group of the clade comprising all other species of Austrolebias  ZBK  except A. gymnoventris  , and A. jaegari  ZBK  ). The strict consensus tree (length = 218, CI = 0.53, RI = 0.80), which is illustrated in Fig. 1, is the basis for the present taxonomic revision.