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Lectotype of Plecostomus limosus  
  Syntype of Plecostomus limosus

Date Collected:

1865-08-01/1965-11-30

South America: Brazil: Rio Grande do Sul | Rio Grande do Sul state, probably in the Lagoa dos Patos system, near the coast

Media of type image, MCZ:Ich:7869 Identified as Plecostomus limosus type status Syntype of Plecostomus limosus| Lectotype of Plecostomus limosus| Voucher of Plecostomus limosus.

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MCZ:Ich:7869 Plecostomus limosus. Lectotype.

Media of type image, MCZ:Ich:7869 Identified as Plecostomus limosus type status Syntype of Plecostomus limosus| Lectotype of Plecostomus limosus| Voucher of Plecostomus limosus.

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MCZ:Ich:7869 Plecostomus limosus. Lectotype.

Media of type image, MCZ:Ich:7869 Identified as Plecostomus limosus type status Syntype of Plecostomus limosus| Lectotype of Plecostomus limosus| Voucher of Plecostomus limosus.

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MCZ:Ich:7869 Plecostomus limosus. Lectotype.

Media of type image, MCZ:Ich:7869 Identified as Plecostomus limosus type status Syntype of Plecostomus limosus| Lectotype of Plecostomus limosus| Voucher of Plecostomus limosus.

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MCZ:Ich:7869 Plecostomus limosus. Lectotype.

Current Identification
Plecostomus limosus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Siluriformes Loricarioidei Loricariidae
Determiner: Roberto E. Reislinked data icon
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Reis_RE/1989]
Previous Identification
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Siluriformes Loricarioidei Loricariidae
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: Muse Remarks

Media of type image, Eigenmann and Eigenmann 1888. Description:Preliminary notes on South American Nematognathi. I. ser. 2, v.1 (1888)

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Eigenmann and Eigenmann 1888 Description: Preliminary notes on South American Nematognathi. I. ser. 2, v.1 (1888)

Media of type text, Reis et al. 1990. Description:Reis et al 1990

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Reis et al. 1990 Description: Reis et al 1990

  • field number: THAYER110
  • group number: 276

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
age class adult [no agent data]
standard length 159 mm [no agent data], Method: muse migration 2010-03-19

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  • In: Proc Cal Acad Sci S2) :167-168. LT designated by Reis & al, 1990, in Rev Suisse Zool 97(3):737. PLTs to MCZ 88946. [= Hypostomus commersonii Val., fide Reis & al., 1990:736]. Image available

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  • Continent:
  • South America
  • Country:
  • Brazil
  • State/Province:
  • Rio Grande do Sul
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/1001941 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Rio Grande do Sul state, probably in the Lagoa dos Patos system, near the coast
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • RIO GRANDE DO SUL [Rio Grande do Sul state, probably in the Lagoa dos Patos system, near the coast]
  • Habitat Description:
  • [SALINITY: B]
  • Locality Remarks:
  • Date approximate. Collection probably made around Porto Alegre. Given to the Thayer Exp. in Apr-Jul 1866.
  • Georeference:
  • -31.238655, -51.431274 (Error radius: 118899m) By: Mariangeles Arce on 2013-08-14 (Source: unknown)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1865-08-01 / 1965-11-30
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 0/8/1865-0/11/1865
  • Ich. Field Number:
  • THAYER110
  • Collectors:
  • Thayer Expedition to Brazil; Dom Pedro II

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Media of type text, Ichthyology 7851;7852;7853;7854;7855;7856;7857;7858;7859;7860;7861;7862;7863;7864;7865;7866;7867;7868;7869;7870;7871;7872;7873;7874;7875. Description:MCZ Ichthyology Fish 006001-012000, pg.75

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Ledger page for: Ichthyology Description: MCZ Ichthyology Fish 006001-012000, pg.75

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