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  • Ichthyology 20737 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Hyphessobrycon melazonatus
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  •    Lectotype of Hyphessobrycon melazonatus
  • LAGO MAXIMO; LAGOA DO MAXIMO [Lago Maximo, small lake near Parintins]
  • South America: Brazil: Amazonas
  • 27/8/1865-30/8/1865 (1865-08-27 - 1865-08-30)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Hyphessobrycon melazonatus Durbin in Eigenmann, 1908
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Ostariophysi Characiformes Characoidea Characidae Hyphessobrycon melazonatus
Identified by C. H. Eigenmann
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Eigenmann_CH]
Eigenmann 1908, Page 91, Lectotype of Hyphessobrycon melazonatus
[pages: 91-91]
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Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Brazil
State/Province: Amazonas
Specific Locality: LAGO MAXIMO; LAGOA DO MAXIMO [Lago Maximo, small lake near Parintins]
Locality Remarks: Coordinates approximate.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: F]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 2° 40´ S 56° 45´ W (unknown) , Error: 115 km
[no agent data]; 2010-03-19; unknown
Coordinate Remarks: Lat. seconds and Long. seconds blank in MUSE (Fish). Set to 30, Maximum Error set to 115 km. in MCZbase
Collecting Date: 27/8/1865-30/8/1865 (1865-08-27 - 1865-08-30)
Ich. Field Number: THAYER064
Thayer Expedition to Brazil
Louis Agassiz
and party
field number: THAYER064
group number: 204
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
unspecified measurement: 38 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
Remarks: In: Bull Mus Comp Zool,52(6):101. LT des. by Eigenmann (1918:196). PLT: 21069. Image available.
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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 018001-024000, pg.110

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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 018001-024000, pg.110