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  • Ichthyology 16165 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Chaetodon littoricola
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  •    Holotype, Syntype
  • Cuba [no additional specific locality]
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Caribbean Sea: Cuba
  • 1861-1861 (1861-01-01 - 1861-12-31)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Chaetodon littoricola Poey, 1868
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Perciformes Percoidea Chaetodontidae Chaetodon littoricola
Identified by Luis Howell-Rivero
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Howell-Rivero_L/1938]
Poey y Aloy 1868, Page 279, Syntype of Chaetodon littoricola
[pages: 279-279]
Howell-Rivero 1938, Page 205, Holotype of Chaetodon littoricola
Type: M.C.Z. 16165, two specimens, the largest of which is the holotype. No. Poey 577.
MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXXXII no. 3
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Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Cuba
Specific Locality: Cuba [no additional specific locality]
Verbatim Locality: Cuba
Locality Remarks: See: Howell-Rivero. 1938. Bull. MCZ 83(3).
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 21.591964° -79.434082° (WGS84) , Error: 561251 m
Karsten E. Hartel; 2014-03-20; GEOLocate
Collecting Date: 1861-1861 (1861-01-01 - 1861-12-31)
Ich. Field Number: POEY
Felipe Poey
field number: POEY
group number: 589
previous number: P.577
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 2
age class: adult
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Remarks: In: Repert Fis-Nat Isla Cuba 2:351. Howell y Rivero states 'the largest' ex. is the HT. [= Pomacanthus paru (Bloch), fide Jordan & Evermann, 1898:1680]. Digital image available
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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 012001-018000, pg.167

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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 012001-018000, pg.167