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  • Ichthyology 20869 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Hemigrammus elegans
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  • RIO TAPAJOS; TAPAJOZ [Rio Tapajos, northernmost part]
  • South America: Brazil: Para
  • 26/8/1865-7/9/1865 (1865-08-26 - 1865-09-07)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Hemigrammus elegans (Steindachner, 1882)
Animalia Chordata Craniata Teleostei Gnathostomata Osteichthys Actinopterygii Ostariophysi Characiformes Characoidea Characidae Hemigrammus elegans
Identified by Bottle Label(s)
Nature of ID: legacy
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Cards]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Brazil
State/Province: Para
Specific Locality: RIO TAPAJOS; TAPAJOZ [Rio Tapajos, northernmost part]
Locality Remarks: Coordinates approximate.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: F]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 2° 24´ S 54° 41´ 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: 26/8/1865-7/9/1865 (1865-08-26 - 1865-09-07)
Ich. Field Number: THAYER135
Thayer Expedition to Brazil
Newton Dexter
William James
Senhor Talisman
field number: THAYER135
group number: 204
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) fair in collection 1
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: collected in 1865
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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 018001-024000, pg.115