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MCZ Ichthyology 167494

Plecostomus johnii Steindachner, 1876

Syntype of Plecostomus johnii  
  Paralectotype of Plecostomus johnii

Date Collected:

1865-11

South America: Brazil: Bahia | Rio Preto (tributary of Rio Grande), Sao Francisco drainage, at Ibipetuba

Media of type image, MCZ:Ich:167494 Identified as Plecostomus johnii type status Syntype of Plecostomus johnii| Paralectotype of Plecostomus johnii. . Aspect: dorsal,description

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MCZ:Ich:167494 Plecostomus johnii. Syntype. Aspect: dorsal,description

Media of type image, MCZ:Ich:167494 Identified as Plecostomus johnii type status Syntype of Plecostomus johnii| Paralectotype of Plecostomus johnii. . Aspect: lateral,description

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MCZ:Ich:167494 Plecostomus johnii. Syntype. Aspect: lateral,description

Current Identification
Plecostomus johnii Steindachner, 1876
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Siluriformes Loricarioidei Loricariidae
Determiner: Claudio H. Zawadzkilinked data icon on 2007-01-01
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Exact Date of ID unknown. This specimen was actually identified as Hypostomus vailenti, although it is still a syntype of P. Johnii.
Previous Identification
Hypostomus vaillantii Steindachner, 1877
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Siluriformes Loricarioidei Loricariidae
Determiner: Claudio H. Zawadzkilinked data icon
Nature of ID: expert ID

  • field number: THAYER103
  • group number: 276
  • previous number: MCZ 7863

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
age class adult [no agent data]

  • None

  • Split from MCZ 7863 and assigned new number since this syntype is =H. vaillanti not H. johnii (fide Zawadski, 2007).

  • None

  • Continent:
  • South America
  • Country:
  • Brazil
  • State/Province:
  • Bahia
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/1001834 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Rio Preto (tributary of Rio Grande), Sao Francisco drainage, at Ibipetuba
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • RIO PRETO AT VILLA DE SANTA RITA [Rio Preto (tributary of Rio Grande), Sao Francisco drainage, at Ibipetuba]
  • Habitat Description:
  • [SALINITY: F]
  • Locality Remarks:
  • Coordinates approximate. Ibipetuba a.k.a. Santa Rita de C├íssia or Santa Rita do Rio Preto.
  • Georeference:
  • -11.008333, -44.508333 (Error radius: 115km) By: [no agent data] on 2010-03-19 (Source: unknown)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (11° 0′ ″ S  44° 30′ ″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1865-11-01 / 1865-11-30
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 0/11/1865-0/11/1865
  • Ich. Field Number:
  • THAYER103
  • Collectors:
  • Thayer Expedition to Brazil; Orestes H. St. John

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]

  • None