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MCZ Ichthyology 30052

Plecostomus hemiurus Eigenmann, 1912

Paratype of Plecostomus hemiurus

Date Collected:

1908-11-04

South America: Guyana: Cuyuni-Mazaruni: Essequibo Drainage | Essequibo River at Crab Falls

Current Identification
Plecostomus hemiurus Eigenmann, 1912
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Siluriformes Loricarioidei Loricariidae
Determiner: Carl H. Eigenmann
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Eigenmann_CH]

  • field number: EIG1908:17
  • group number: 276
  • previous number: (see remarks)

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

Attribute Value Determination On
age class adult [no agent data]
standard length 47.3 mm [no agent data], Method: muse migration 2010-03-19

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  • In: Mem Carnegie Mus,5:224-225, fig 34, pl 25 fig 1. Originally either CM 1547a or IUM 11965. (Holotype: CM 1544).

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  • Continent:
  • South America
  • Country:
  • Guyana
  • State/Province:
  • Cuyuni-Mazaruni
  • Feature:
  • Essequibo Drainage
  • Specific Locality:
  • Essequibo River at Crab Falls
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Essequibo River at Crab Falls
  • Habitat Description:
  • [SALINITY: F]
  • Locality Remarks:
  • Collection made in the period 4-7 Nov 1908.
  • Georeference:
  • 5.40833333, -58.858333 (Error radius: 115km) By: [no agent data] on 2010-03-19 (Source: unknown)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (5° 24′ ″ N  58° 51′ ″ W)
  • Collecting Method:
  • poison
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1908-11-04
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 4/11/1908-4/11/1908
  • Ich. Field Number:
  • EIG1908:17
  • Collectors:
  • Carl H. Eigenmann; and party

  • None

Media of type text, Ichthyology 30051;30052;30053;30054;30055;30056;30057;30058;30059;30060;30061;30062;30063;30064;30065;30066;30067;30068;30069;30070;30071;30072;30073;30074;30075. Description:MCZ Ichthyology Fish 027801-031600, pg.91

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