Barbodes truncatulus (Herre)

Truncataed Bitungu (Barbodess truncatulus)

The Truncataed Bitungu was described in 1924; it was restricted to Lake Lanao on the island of Mindanao, Philippines.

The species fell victim to introduced predatory fish as well as likewise introduced invasive competitor fish species; it was last seen in 1973 and is now extinct.


edited: 29.04.2022