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Ancistrus taunayi: first records from Argentina

first records from Argentina:
Ancistrus taunayi   Miranda Ribeiro, 1918

type locality:
Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, Itaqui, Rio Lageado; Lectotype: MZUSP 975

distribution in Argentina:
- Province of Misiones, Río Uruguay basin, Arroyo Santa Maria on road to Itacaruaré
- Province of Entre Rios, Río Paraná basin, Arroyo Clé at bridge of RP11, some 16 km NW Gualeguay

Sonia Fisch-Muller from MHNG, who has done the CLOFFSCA-chapter on Ancistrinae and there (p. 378) cited this species for Argentina, informed me in a personal communication that this record is based on a single specimen (MHNG 2611.039) from the above mentioned locality in Misiones.
The record from the Entre Rios locality is based on 2 specimens in ZFMK 39613-614 determined as Ancistrus taunayi by Roberto Reis from PUCRS.

CLOFFAR - 2nd edition

Scleronema milonga sp.nov. from Argentina

Scleronema macanuda sp.nov. from Uruguay

Scleronema teiniagua sp.nov. from Uruguay

Scleronema ibirapuita - first record from Uruguay

Scleronema minutum is a sr. synonym of Pygidium angustirostris

Scleronema operculatum - not a species from Argentina or Uruguay

CLOFFUY - update 3

Oligosarcus hepsetus - not a species from Argentina or Uruguay

Moenkhausia forestii - first record from Argentina

Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae - not a species from Argentina

Moenkhausia australis - confirmed for Argentina

Andromakhe gen.nov. - 5 comb.nov from Astyanax

Psalidodon - 30 comb.nov. from Astyanax

Psalidodon anisitsi comb.nov. from Hyphessobrycon

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