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  • Ichthyology 1309 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Gambusia humilis
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  •    Syntype of Gambusia gracilis
    Syntype of Gambusia humilis
  • Matamoros
  • North America: Mexico: Tamaulipas
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Gambusia humilis Günther, 1866
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Cyprinodontea Cyprinodontiformes Poeciloidea Poeciliidae Gambusia humilis
Identified by Karsten E. Hartel
Nature of ID: expert ID
Gambusia gracilis Girard, 1859
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Cyprinodontea Cyprinodontiformes Poeciloidea Poeciliidae Gambusia gracilis
Identified by Samuel Walton Garman
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Garman_S]
Gambusia affinis (Baird and Girard, 1853)
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Cyprinodontea Cyprinodontiformes Poeciloidea Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis
Live-bearing tooth-carp; Mosquito fish; Mosquito-fish; Topminnow
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: Muse Remarks
Citations
Girard 1859, Page 56, Syntype of Gambusia gracilis
[pages: 56-56]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: Mexico
State/Province: Tamaulipas
Specific Locality: Matamoros
Locality Remarks: Probably collected by Louis Berlandier.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: F]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 25.843442° -97.49971° (WGS84) , Error: 6199 m
Melissa J Casarez; 2013-02-27; unknown
Coordinate Remarks: Point placed at water nearest to Matamoros center. Uncertainty includes all possible water in/around Matamoros (including Rio Bravo stretch at Matamoros).
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
Ich. Field Number: COUCH:MATAMOROS
Collectors
Unknown collector
Identifiers
field number: COUCH:MATAMOROS
group number: 347
previous number: USNM 3506
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1
Attributes
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: In: Proc Acad Nat Sci Phila 11:121. [= G. affinis, fide Rosen & Bailey, 1963:95] [Not G. gracilis Heckel, 1848; name later replaced by G. humilis Guenther, 1866 using the same types]. Other ST at ANSP 6973.;Donor: Couch_Leut DN
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