Sven O. Kullander

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Sven O. Kullander, 2009

Sven Oscar Kullander, (* 1952).

Schwedischer Ichthyologe, Senior Kurator am Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm, zuständig für die ichthyologischen und herpetologischen Sammlungen. Ehemann von Fang Fang Kullander.

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  • Kullander, S.O. 1974. Artenliste der Gattung Apistogramma REGAN mit Bemerkungen über Länge, geographische Verbreitung und Flossenentwicklung. DCG-Informationen (Mitgliedszeitschrift der Deutschen Cichliden Gesellschaft e.V.), 5 (7): 77-81. Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. 1978. Papiliochromis gen. n., a new genus of South American cichlid fish (Teleostei, Perciformes). Zoologica Scripta, 6 (3): 253-254. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. 1979. Species of Apistogramma (Teleostei, Cichlidae) from the Orinoco drainage basin, South America, with descriptions of four new species. Zoologica Scripta, 8 (1): 69-79. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. 1980. A taxonomical study of the genus Apistogramma Regan, with a revision of Brazilian and Peruvian species (Teleostei: Percoidei: Cichlidae). Bonner Zoologische Monographien, #14: 1-152. Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. 1981. Description of a new species of Apistogramma (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the upper Amazonas basin. Ergebnisse der Argentinien-Peru-Expedition Dr. K. H. Lüling 1978. Bonner Zoologische Beiträge, 32 (1-2): 183-194. Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. 1981. The Bolivian Ram: a zoogeographical problem and its taxonomic solution. DCG-Informationen, 12 (4): 61-79. Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. 1983. A revision of the South American Cichlid genus Cichlasoma (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm. ISBN 91-86510-01-0. Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. 1986. Cichlid fishes of the Amazon River drainage of Peru. Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm. 1–431. ISBN 91-86510-04-5. Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. 1988. Teleocichla, a new genus of South American rheophilic cichlid fishes with six new species (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Copeia, 1988 (1): 196–230. (Abstract) Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. & Ferreira, E.J.G. 1988. A new Satanoperca species (Teleostei, Cichlidae) from the Amazon River basin in Brazil. Cybium, 12 (4): 343-355. Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. & Nijssen, H. 1989. The cichlids of Surinam: Teleostei, Labroidei. E.J. Brill, Leiden. ISBN 90-04-09077-0. Zitatseite 


  • Kullander, S.O. 1990. Mazarunia mazarunii (Teleostei: Cichlidae), a new genus and species from Guyana, South America. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 1 (1): 3-14. Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. & Prada-Pedreros, S. 1993. Nannacara adoketa, a new species of cichlid fish from the Rio Negro in Brazil. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 4 (4): 357-366. Zitatseite 
  • Greenwood, P.H. & Kullander, S.O. 1994. A taxonomic review and redescription of Tilapia polyacanthus and T. stormsi (Teleostei: Cichlidae), with descriptions of two new Schwetzochromis species from the upper Zaïre River drainage. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 5 (2): 161-180. Zitatseite 


  • Kullander, S.O. 1996. Heroina isonycterina, a new genus and species of cichlid fish from Western Amazonia, with comments on cichlasomine systematics. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 7 (2): 149-172. Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. & Stawikowski, R. 1997. Jardines Cichliden. DCG-Informationen, 28 (6): 112-119. Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. & Hartel, K.E. 1997. The systematic status of cichlid genera described by Louis Agassiz in 1859: Amphilophus, Baiodon, Hypsophrys and Parachromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 7 (3): 193-202. Zitatseite 
  • Stawikowski, R. & Kullander, S.O. 1997. Jardines Cichliden. DCG-Informationen, 28 (7): 121-137. Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. 1998. A phylogeny and classification of the South American Cichlidae (Teleostei: Perciformes). Pp. 461-498. In:
  • Malabarba, L.R., Reis, R.E., Vari, R.P., Lucena, Z.M.S.d. & Lucena, C.A.S.d. (eds) 1998. Phylogeny and classification of Neotropical fishes. Edipucrs, Porto Alegre. 1-603. Zitatseite  Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O., Fang, F., Delling, B. & Åhlander, E. 1999. The fishes of the Kashmir Valley. Pp. 99-116 in: Nyman, L. (ed): River Jhelum, Kashmir Valley. Impacts on the aquatic environment. Swedmar, Göteborg. Zitatseite 


  • Kullander, S.O., Britz, R. & Fang, F. 2000. Pillaia kachinica, a new chaudhuriid fish from Myanmar, with observations on the genus Garo (Teleostei: Chaudhuriidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 11 (4): 327-334. Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. & Britz, R. 2002. Revision of the family Badidae (Teleostei: Perciformes), with a description of a new genus and ten new species. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 13 (4): 295–372. Zitatseite 
  • Axenrot, T.E. & Kullander, S.O. 2003. Corydoras diphyes (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae) and Otocinclus mimulus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae), two new species of catfishes from Paraguay, a case of mimetic association. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 14 (3): 249-272. Zitatseite 
  • Britz, R. & Kullander, S.O. 2003. Family Polycentridae (Leaffishes). Pp. 603-604 in: Reis, R.E., Kullander, S.O. & Ferraris, C.J. 2003. Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. CLOFFSCA. EDIPUCRS, Porto Alegre.Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. 2003. Family Cichlidae (Cichlids). Pp. 605-654 in
  • Reis, R.E., Kullander, S.O. & Ferraris, Jr., C.J. 2003. Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. CLOFFSCA. EDIPUCRS, Porto Alegre. 729pp. Zitatseite  Zitatseite 
  • Kottelat, M., Kullander, S.O., Fang, F. and Britz, R. 2004. Comment on the proposed conservation of the specific name of Macropodus concolor Ahl, 1937 (Osteichthyes, Osphronemidae). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 61 (2): 114-116. Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. & Fang, F. 2004. Seven new species of Garra (Cyprinidae: Cyprininae) from the Rakhine Yoma, southern Myanmar. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 15 (3): 257-278. Zitatseite 
  • Ready, J.S. & Kullander, S.O. 2004. Apistogramma eremnopyge, a new species of cichlid fish (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Peru. Zootaxa, 564: 1-10. (PDF) Zitatseite 
  • Rüber, L., Britz, R., Kullander, S.O. & Zardoya, R. 2004. Evolutionary and biogeographic patterns of the Badidae (Teleostei: Perciformes) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 32: 1010-1022. Zitatseite 


  • Kullander, S.O. & Ferreira, E.J.G. 2006. A review of the South American cichlid genus Cichla, with descriptions of nine new species (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 17 (4): 289-398. Zitatseite 
  • Říĉan, O. & Kullander, S.O. 2006. Character- and tree-based delimitation of species in the 'Cichlasoma' facetum group (Teleostei, Cichlidae) with the description of a new genus. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 44 (2): 136-152. Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. & Britz, R. 2008. Puntius padamya, a new species of Cyprinid fish from Myanmar (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Electronic Journal of Ichthyology, 2: 56-66. Zitatseite 
  • Fang, F., Norén, M., Liao, T.Y., Källersjö, M. & Kullander, S.O. 2009. Molecular phylogenetic interrelationships of the south Asian cyprinid genera Danio, Devario and Microrasbora (Teleostei, Cyprinidae, Danioninae). Zoologica Scripta, 38 (3): 237–256. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Liao, T.-Y., Kullander, S.O. & F. Fang, F. 2009. Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Rasbora (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Zoologica Scripta, 39 (2)[2010]: 155-176. [2009: 1-22 electronisch]. (doi) Zitatseite 



  • Delling, B., Norén, M., Kullander, S.O. & González, J.A. 2011. Taxonomic review of the genus Trisopterus (Teleostei: Gadidae) with recognition of the capelan Trisopterus capelanus as a valid species. Journal of Fish Biology, 79 (5): 1236-1260. (doi) Zitatseite 




  • Kullander, S.O. & Britz, R. 2015. Description of Danio absconditus, new species, and redescription of Danio feegradei (Teleostei: Cyprinidae), from the Rakhine Yoma hotspot in south-western Myanmar. Zootaxa, 3948 (2): 233-247. (PDF) Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S. O. 2015. Taxonomy of chain Danio, an Indo-Myanmar species assemblage, with descriptions of four new species (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 25 (4): 357–380. (PDF) Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O., Rahman, M.M., Norén, M. & Mollah, A.R. 2015. Why is Pseudosphromenus cupanus (Teleostei: Osphronemidae) reported from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Pakistan? Zootaxa, 3990 (4): 575-583. (PDF) Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O., Rahman, M.M., Norén, M. & Mollah, A.R. 2015. Danio annulosus, a new species of chain Danio from the Shuvolong Falls in Bangladesh (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Danioninae). Zootaxa, 3994 (1): 53-68. (PDF) Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. & Varella, H.R. 2015. Wallace’s Pike Cichlid Gets a Name after 160 Years: A New Species of Cichlid Fish (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Upper Rio Negro in Brazil. Copeia, 103 (3): 512–519. doi: 10.1643/CI-14-169 Zitatseite 


  • Kullander, S.O. 2016. G. J. Billberg’s (1833) ‘On the ichthyology, and description of some new fish species of the pipefish genus Syngnathus’. Zootaxa, 4066 (2): 101-124. (PDF) Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. 2016. Nemachilichthys ruppelli (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) and the proper correction of the German umlaut. Zootaxa, 4111 (1): 92-99. (PDF) Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. & Norén, M. 2016. Danio htamanthinus (Teleostei: Cyprinidae), a new species of miniature cyprinid fish from the Chindwin River in Myanmar. Zootaxa, 4178 (4): 535-546. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Rahman, M.M., Mollah, A.R., Norén, M. & Kullander, S.O. 2016. Garra mini, a new small species of rheophilic cyprinid fish (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from southeastern hilly areas of Bangladesh. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 27 (2): 173-181. Zitatseite 
  • Varella, H.R., Zuanon, J., Kullander, S.O. & López-Fernández, H. 2016. Teleocichla preta, a new species of cichlid from the Rio Xingu Basin in Brazil (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Journal of Fish Biology, 89 (3): 1551–1569. doi: 10.1111/jfb.13053 Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O. 2017. Devario fangae and Devario myitkyinae, two new species of danionin cyprinids from northern Myanmar (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Danioninae). Zootaxa, 4227 (3): 407-421. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O., Rahman, M.M., Norén, M. & Mollah, A.R. 2017. Devario in Bangladesh: Species diversity, sibling species, and introgression within danionin cyprinids (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Danioninae). PLoS ONE, 12 (11): e0186895. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S.O., Rahman, M.M., Norén, M. & Mollah, A.R. 2018. Laubuka tenella, a new species of cyprinid fish from southeastern Bangladesh and southwestern Myanmar (Teleostei, Cyprinidae, Danioninae). ZooKeys, 742: 105–126. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Ota, R.R., Kullander, S.O., Deprá, G.C., Graça, W.J. & Pavanelli, C.S. 2018. Satanoperca curupira, a new cichlid species from the rio Madeira basin in Brazil (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Zootaxa, 4379 (1): 103–112. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Rahman, M.M., Norén, M., Mollah, A.R. & Kullander, S. 2018. The identity of Osteobrama cotio, and the status of “Osteobrama serrata” (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Cyprininae). Zootaxa, 4505 (1): 105-118. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Varella, H.R., Loeb, M.V., Lima, F.C.T. & Kullander, S.O. 2018. Crenicichla ploegi, a new species of pike-cichlid of the C. saxatilis group from the Rio Juruena and upper Rio Paraguai basins in Brazil, with an updated diagnosis and biogeographical comments on the group (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Zootaxa, 4377 (3): 361–386. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Kullander, S., Norén, M., Rahman, M.M. & Mollah, A.R. (2019): Chameleonfishes in Bangladesh: hipshot taxonomy, sibling species, elusive species, and limits of species delimitation (Teleostei: Badidae). Zootaxa, 4586 (2): 301-337. (doi) Zitatseite