Peces Criollos - Freshwater Fishes of Argentina Peces Criollos - Freshwater Fishes of Argentina
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Bunocephalus coracoideus is not a species from Argentina


Bunocephalus coracoideus from Peru
photo: Fieldmuseum

Not a species from Argentina:
Dysichthys coracoideus   Cope, 1874

remarks:
In the past the species was reported as from Argentina (e.g. Ringuelet et al. 1967, Lopez et al. 1987, 2003). Friel restricted the distribution of B. coracoideus to the Amazon basin in Bolivia, Brazil and Peru.
The argentinean records for this species probably have been misidentifications of animals from either Bunocephalus doriae, B. iheringii or B. rugosus, all listed by López et al. (2003) for Argentina.

published in:
Friel, J.P. (1994):
A phylogenetic study of the Neotropical Banjo Catfishes (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Aspredinidae).
Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, Duke University, Durham, 256 pp.
Friel, J.P. (2003):
Family Aspredinidae (Banjo Catfishes). pp. 261-267
in: Reis, R., S.O. Kullander & C.J. Ferraris jr. (eds.): Check list of the freshwater fishes of South and Central America. Edipucrs, Porto Allegre, 729 pp. 
 

 

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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