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  • Ichthyology 858 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Astyanax argentatus
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  •    Syntype of Astyanax argentatus
  • Upper tributaries of Rio Nueces
  • North America: United States: Texas
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Astyanax argentatus Baird & Girard, 1854
Animalia Chordata Craniata Teleostei Gnathostomata Osteichthys Actinopterygii Ostariophysi Characiformes Characoidea Characidae Astyanax argentatus
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration
Baird and Girard 1854, Page 24, Syntype of Astyanax argentatus
[pages: 24-24]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Texas
Specific Locality: Upper tributaries of Rio Nueces
Locality Remarks: Coordinates approximate. Collector's name on labels but not in catalogue.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: F]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 28° 20´ N 98° 0´ 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: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
field number: Z858
group number: 204
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 3
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: In: Proc Acad Nat Sci Phil,1854(7):27. Ex. from Smithsonian (no date), cat. by F.W. Putnam as B&G originals on 17II1863. Collector inferred to be J.H. Clark based on species description (ADW-2011).
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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 000001-006000, pg.35