Systematic Studies on the Skull and Superficial Cephalic Muscles of the Cyprinid Fish, Coreoleuciscus splendidus Mori(Pisces, Cyprinidae)

쉬리 Coreoleuciscus splendidus Mori (Pisces, Cyprinidae)의 두골 및 두부 표면근육에 관한 계통학적 연구

  • Published : 1990.06.01


The skull and superficial cephalis muscles of Coreoleuciscus splendidus Mori was investigated comparatively with other some fishes of the family Cyprinidae to study on the systematic position of this species. Coreoleuciscs splendidus was unique in the morphology of sphenotic process and the urohyal and this species differ from the true bottom dwellers of the subfamily Gobioninae in the strucutre of cephalic lateral-line canals, the relation of parasphenoids with pterotic and prootic, the morphology of urohyal , basihyal , hypobranchial, and , particulary, the configuration of adductor manibulae complex. With reference to the information so far obtained , the taxonomic position of the present species was discussed in the Cyprinidae.