Heros montezuma holotype stored at the collection of the Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum) [Vienna], with registration code NMW 17359. Full rights of this picture remain at the NMW. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (28-Sep-2012). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas



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Heros montezuma Heckel, 1840

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Considered a synonym of Herichthys deppii (Heckel, 1840)

  • Reis, Roberto E & Kullander, S. O. & C. J. Ferraris, Jr.. 2003. "Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America". Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. i-xi + pp. 1-729 (ffm00970)

Original description as Heros montezuma:


  • Heckel, Johann Jakob. 1840. "Johann Natterer's neue Flussfische Brasilien's nach den Beobachtungen und Mittheilungen des Entdeckers beschrieben (Erste Abtheilung, Die Labroiden)". Annalen des Wiener Museums der Naturgeschichte. pp 325-471 (ffm00007)