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  • Ichthyology 164388 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Astyanax scabripinnis intermedius
  • whole animal (alcohol); whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paralectotype of Astyanax scabripinnis intermedius
  • Rio Paraíba do Sul, near city of Rio de Janeiro
  • South America: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro
  • 0/2/1872-0/2/1872 (1872-02-01 - 1872-02-29)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Astyanax scabripinnis intermedius Eigenmann, 1908
Animalia Chordata Craniata Teleostei Gnathostomata Osteichthys Actinopterygii Ostariophysi Characiformes Characoidea Characidae Astyanax scabripinnis intermedius
Identified by Filipe A. G. de Melo
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: de Melo_Goncalves/2000]
de Melo 2001, Page 1, Paralectotype of Astyanax scabripinnis intermedius
Removed from MCZ 20684 when Lectotype was designated [pages: 1-46]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Brazil
State/Province: Rio de Janeiro
Specific Locality: Rio Paraíba do Sul, near city of Rio de Janeiro
Locality Remarks: Coordinates approximate.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: F]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 22° 53´ S 43° 17´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 115 km
[no agent data]; 2010-03-19; Source: 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: 0/2/1872-0/2/1872 (1872-02-01 - 1872-02-29)
Ich. Field Number: HASS:RIOPAR
Hassler Expedition
D. Bourget
from same lot as Ichthyology 20684
field number: HASS:RIOPAR
group number: 204
previous number: MCZ 20684
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) Good in collection 2
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked on loan 3
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: Lot split when de Melo (see de Melo, 2001) examined 4 of 6 and designated lectotype of Astyanax intermedius (45.8mm SL, at MCZ 20684) and 3:34.7-37.6 paralectotypes of A. intermedius (recataloged here with 2 of 6 specs not loaned). Original lot = 12. Image available.
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