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  • Ichthyology 4008 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Alestes wytsi
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  •    Syntype of Alestes (Alestes) wytsi
  • Dagana R. at Bakel
  • Africa: Senegal
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Alestes wytsi Steindachner, 1870
Animalia Chordata Craniata Teleostei Gnathostomata Osteichthys Actinopterygii Ostariophysi Characiformes Characoidea Characidae Alestes wytsi
Identified by Ledger
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Ledger]
Steindachner 1870, Page 533, Syntype of Alestes (Alestes) wytsi
Considered a questionable syntype and treated as a type at MCZ [pages: 533-533]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Africa
Country: Senegal
Specific Locality: Dagana R. at Bakel
General Habitat: [SALINITY: F]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 14.899917° -12.453262° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 3036 m
Megan Roberson; 2013-03-27; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
Ich. Field Number: FS:DAGANA
[no agent data]
field number: FS:DAGANA
group number: 204
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 4
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: In: Sb k Akad Wiss Wien 61:542-543, pl 2 fig 1. Image available.;Donor: Steindachner_F;Donor Date: 11/04/1871
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