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Hoplocharax goethei Géry 1966


Currently Accepted Name: Hoplocharax goethei Géry 1966

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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 : Hoplocharax
Species : goethei

Selected Name

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Name: Hoplocharax goethei
Author: Géry 1966
Genus: Hoplocharax
Species: goethei

Current Name

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Current Name: Hoplocharax goethei
Current Author: Géry 1966
Current Genus: Hoplocharax
Current Species: goethei
Current Summary: Hoplocharax goethei Géry 1966 Characidae.

Original Name

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Original Name: Hoplocharax goethei
Original Author: Géry 1966
Original Genus Species: Hoplocharax goethei
Original Genus: Hoplocharax
Original Species: goethei

Original Description

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Original Name:Hoplocharax goethei Géry 1966
Reference: [ref. 1589]
Journal Acronym: ICHTH
Journal: Ichthyologica, the Aquarium Journal
Article: *Hoplocharax goethei*, a new genus and species of South American characoid fishes, with a review of the sub-tribe Heterocharacini.
Citation: v. 38 (no. 3)
Pages: 281-296
Text Page: 291
Illustrations: Figs. 7-11
Type Locality: "Igarapé da Mae Joana", near Manaus, lower Rio Negro, Brazil.
Primary Type: Holotype: SU 56478
Types: Paratypes: (10) ANSP 112252 (1), CAS 36021 (1), Géry coll. 0478 (orig. 8), MNHN 1980-1438 (1), SU 63627 (1), USNM 203806 (2), ZMA 113838 (1).
Type Catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:19 [ref. 19236], Böhlke 1984:47 [ref. 13621], Vari & Howe 1991:26 [ref. 19022].


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* Valid as Hoplocharax goethei Géry 1966.

Lucena & Menezes in Reis et al. 2003 - [ref. 27061] - Check list of the freshwater fishes of South and Central America. Page: 203

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: Amazon River basin, Brazil.


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Maximum Length: No length available.


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Hoplocharax goethei Géry 1966
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Common Names

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Distribution of Hoplocharax goethei

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