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  • Ichthyology S-297 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Disceus thayeri
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  •    Syntype of Disceus thayeri
  • MANAOS [Manaus and environs (confluence of Rio Amazonas with Rio Negro]
  • South America: Brazil: Amazonas
  • 4/9/1865-7/9/1865 (1865-09-04 - 1865-09-07)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Disceus thayeri Garman, 1913
Animalia Chordata Craniata Neoselachii Batoidea Gnathostomata Chondrichthys Elasmobranchii Batidoidimorpha Myliobatiformes Potamotrygonidae Disceus thayeri
Identified by Karsten E. Hartel, Guido Dingerkus
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Hartel_KE, Dingerkus_Guido]
Citations
Garman 1913, Page 1, Syntype of Disceus thayeri
[pages: 1-515]
 
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Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Brazil
State/Province: Amazonas
Specific Locality: MANAOS [Manaus and environs (confluence of Rio Amazonas with Rio Negro]
Locality Remarks: Coordinates approximate.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: F]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 3° 6´ S 60° 0´ 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: 4/9/1865-7/9/1865 (1865-09-04 - 1865-09-07)
Ich. Field Number: THAYER061
Collectors
Thayer Expedition to Brazil
Louis Agassiz
Identifiers
field number: THAYER061
group number: 42
previous number: MCZ 297-S
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1
Attributes
disk length: 311 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: In: Mem Mus Comp Zool 36:426-427, pl 57 fig 2. Female. Dissected; part of tail missing. = Paratrygon aiereba fide Eschmeyer. Digital images available. Digital xray available
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