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Hysteronotus megalostomus Eigenmann 1911


Currently Accepted Name: Hysteronotus megalostomus Eigenmann 1911

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Domain : Eukaryota
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Subphylum : Vertebrata
Superclass : Gnathostomata
Grade : Teleostomi
Class : Actinopterygii
Subclass : Neopterygii
Division : Teleostei
Subdivision : Euteleostei
Superorder : Ostariophysi
Series : Otophysi
Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Hysteronotus
Species : megalostomus

Selected Name

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Name: Hysteronotus megalostomus
Author: Eigenmann 1911
Genus: Hysteronotus
Species: megalostomus

Current Name

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Current Name: Hysteronotus megalostomus
Current Author: Eigenmann 1911
Current Genus: Hysteronotus
Current Species: megalostomus
Current Summary: Hysteronotus megalostomus Eigenmann 1911 Characidae.

Original Name

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Original Name: Hysteronotus megalostomus
Original Author: Eigenmann 1911
Original Genus Species: Hysteronotus megalostomus
Original Genus: Hysteronotus
Original Species: megalostomus

Original Description

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Original Name:Hysteronotus megalostomus Eigenmann 1911
Reference: [ref. 1226]
Journal Acronym: ACM
Journal: Annals of the Carnegie Museum
Article: New characins in the collection of the Carnegie Museum.
Citation: v. 8 (no. 1)
Pages: 164-181
Drawings: Pls. 4-9
Text Page: 171
Illustrations: Pl. 6 (fig. 1)
Type Locality: Rio das Velhas, Brazil.
Primary Type: Holotype: FMNH 54889 [ex CM 3551]
Types: Paratypes: (6, CM) CAS 60471 [ex IU 13171] (4), FMNH 54890 (2).
Type Catalog: Henn 1928:68 [ref. 12305], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:49 [ref. 12367].


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* Valid as Hysteronotus megalostomus Eigenmann 1911.

Weitzman & Menezes 1998 - [ref. 23843] - Relationships of the tribes and genera of the Glandulocaudinae (Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Characidae) with a description of a new genus, *Chrysobrycon*. Pp. 171-192, In: Malabarba et al. 1998 [ref. 23777]. Page: 186

Weitzman in Reis et al. 2003 - [ref. 27061] - Check list of the freshwater fishes of South and Central America. Page: 225

Distribution and Habitat

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Water Type: Fresh
Habitat: No habitat information has been entered yet.
Depth Range: No depth range available.
Distribution: Upper São Francisco River basin, Brazil.


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Maximum Length: No length available.


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Hysteronotus megalostomus Eigenmann 1911
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Common Names

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No common names are available for this name combination.

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Distribution of Hysteronotus megalostomus

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