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Astyanax rutilus is a valid species from Argentina



Astyanax rutilus
from Casciotta, Almirón & Bechara (2005)

considered a valid species from Argentina:
Astyanax rutilus   (Jenyns, 1842)

remarks:
Casciotta, Almirón and Bechara (2005) treat Astyanax rutilus as a valid species, which was listed by López et al. (2003) and Buckup (2003) as a junior synonym of A. fasciatus (Cuvier, 1819).
 
 
type locality:
Rio Paraná, South America
 

distribution in Argentina:
- Esteros del Iberá
- basins of ríos Paraná, Uruguay, Paraguay, de la Plata
- Argentina north of río Salado in Buenos Aires province which marks the most southern limit of its distribution
 

published in:
Casciotta, J.R., A.E Almirón & J. Bechara (2005):
La Plata, Argentina; 244 pp.
 

other references:
Buckup, P.A. (2003):
Genera Insertae Sedis in Characidae: Astyanax.
in: Reis, R. E., S. O. Kullander and C. J. Ferraris, Jr.
Check list of the freshwater fishes of South and Central America.
Edipucrs, PortoAlegre, 729 pp.
 

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