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Ichthyology 89967 MCZ Ichthyology
 Gymnocorymbus thayeri
TEFFE; EGA [Rio Solimoes at Tefe and environs]
South America: Brazil: Amazonas
0/10/1865-0/10/1865 (1865-10-01 - 1865-10-31)
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Gymnocorymbus thayeri Eigenmann, 1908
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Ostariophysi Characiformes Characoidea Characidae Gymnocorymbus thayeri
Identified by C. H. Eigenmann
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Eigenmann_CH]
Eigenmann 1908, Page 91, Syntype of Gymnocorymbus thayeri
[pages: 91-91]
Benine et al. 2005, Page 19, Lectotype of Gymnocorymbus thayeri
39.9 mm SL
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Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Brazil
State/Province: Amazonas
Specific Locality: TEFFE; EGA [Rio Solimoes at Tefe and environs]
Locality Remarks: Coordinates approximate.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: F]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 3° 24´ S 64° 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: 0/10/1865-0/10/1865 (1865-10-01 - 1865-10-31)
Ich. Field Number: THAYER137
Thayer Expedition to Brazil
Louis Agassiz
and party
field number: THAYER137
group number: 204
previous number: MCZ 20706 (pt)
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: In: Bull Mus Comp Zool,52(6):93-94. Type-species of genus. 14 other syntypical lots in MCZ. Image taken 14Aug2001. R. Benine to designate this specimen a ms Lectotype 12 Mar 2015
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