Table 2

Investigated South American Cichlids (Cichlinae). n, number of analyzed animals; cr, chromosomes; st/a, subtelocentric/acrocentric; m/sm, meta/submetacentric.

Tribes and species

Origin

n

Karyotypic formulae

2n

rDNA sites


Cichlini


Cichla temensis

Tocantins river, Tucuruí, TO, Brazil

17

48st/a

48

Cichla orinocensis

Orinoco river, Caicara, Venezuela

01

48st/a

48

Cichla piquiti

Araguaia river, São Felix do Araguaia, MT, Brazil

04

48st/a

48

Cichla kelberi

Araguaia river, São Félix do Araguaia, MT, Brazil; Tietê river, Bariri, SP, Brazil

12

48st/a

48

2cr, st/a


Retroculini

Retroculus lapidifer

Araguaia river, Barra do Garças, MT, Brazil

02

48st/a

48

2cr, st/a


Astronotini

Astronotus ocellatus

Tietê river, Barra Bonita, SP, Brazil

09

12m/sm+36st/a

48

2cr, m/sm


Chaetobranchini

Chaetobranchus flavescens

Araguaia river, São Félix do Araguaia, MT, Brazil

01

6m/sm+42st/a

48

2cr, m/sm


Geophagini

Apistogramma borellii

Comprida lagoon, Aquidauana, MS, Brazil

05

16m/sm+30st/a

46

Biotodoma cupido

Araguaia river, Barra do Garças, MT, Brazil Araguaia river, São Félix Araguaia, MT, Brazil

07

4m/sm+44st/a

48

2cr, m/sm

Crenicichla lepidota

Comprida Lagoon, Aquidauana, MS, Brazil

05

6m/sm+42st/a

48

2cr, m/sm

Crenicichla strigata

Araguaia river, Barra do Garças and São Félix do Araguaia, MT, Brazil

03

6m/sm+42st/a

48

Crenicichla britskii

Olaria stream, Poloni, SP, Brazil

01

6m/sm+42st/a

48

Crenicichla aff britskii

Olaria stream, Poloni, SP, Brazil

01

6m/sm+42st/a

48

Crenicichla aff haroldoi

Olaria stream, Poloni, SP, Brazil

01

6m/sm+42st/a

48

Geophagus brasiliensis

Olaria stream, Poloni, SP, Brazil Araquá stream, Botucatu, SP, Brazil Bonito river, Barra Bonita, SP, Brazil Paraitinguinha river, Salesópolis, SP, Brazil

07

2m/sm+46st/a

48

Geophagus proximus

Araguaia river, Barra do Garças, MT, Brazil

04

4m/sm+44st/a

48

Geophagus cf proximus

Tietê river, Buritama; Engenheiro Taveira river, Araçatuba (SP, Brazil)

04

4m/sm+44st/a

48

Geophagus surinamensis

Orinoco river, Caicara, Venezuela

03

4m/sm+44st/a

48

Satanoperca jurupari

Araguaia river, Barra do Garças, MT, Brazil Araguaia river, São Félix do Araguaia, MT, Brazil

16

4m/sm+44st/a

48

2cm, st/a


Cichlasomatini

Aequidens plagiozonatus

Comprida lagoon, Aquidauana, MS, Brazil

09

12m/sm+36st/a

48

Aequidens tetramerus

Araguaia river, Barra do Garças, MT, Brazil Araguaia river, São Félix do Araguaia, MT, Brazil

09

12m/sm+36st/a

48

2cr, st/a

Cichlasoma facetum

Campo Novo stream, Bauru; Paraitinguinha river, Salesópolis (SP, Brazil)

06

6m/sm+42st/a

48

Cichlasoma nigrofasciatum

Petshop, Botucatu, SP, Brazil

13

8m/sm+40st/a

48

Cichlasoma paranaense

Carrapato stream, Penápolis, SP, Brazil Batata stream, Miracatú, SP, Brazil Faú stream, Miracatú, SP, Brazil

08

6m/sm+42st/a

48

Laetacara dorsigera

Bahia river, Pracinha, PR, Brazil

01

4m/sm+40st/a

44

2cr, st/a


    Heroini


Heros efasciatus

Araguaia river, Barra do Garças and São Félix Araguaia,(MT, Brazil)

03

8m/sm+40st/a

48

2cr, st/a

Mesonauta festivus

Araguaia river, Barra do Garças and São Félix Araguaia (MT, Brazil)

10

14m/sm+34st/a

48

6cr

Parachromis managuensis

Petshop, Botucatu, SP, Brazil

01

6m/sm+42st/a

48

2cr, m/sm

Pterophyllum scalare

Petshop, Botucatu, SP, Brazil

04

6m/sm+42st/a

48

2cr, m/sm

Symphysodon aequifasciatus

Petshop, Botucatu, SP, Brazil

02

46m/sm+4st/a+10micro

60


Poletto et al. BMC Genetics 2010 11:50   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-11-50

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