Amphiarius rugispinis

Alexandre P. Marceniuk & Naércio A. Menezes, 2007, Systematics of the family Ariidae (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes), with a redefinition of the genera., Zootaxa 1416, pp. 1-126: 12-13

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z01416p001

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Amphiarius rugispinis
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Amphiarius rugispinis  (Valenciennes, 1840)

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Arius rugispinis  ZBK  Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840b: 77. Type locality: Cayenne, French Guiana. Syntypes: MNHN A-9403. 

Tachysurus atroplumbeus  ZBK  Fowler, 1931: 394, fig. 2. Type locality: Vessigny Beach, Brighton, Trinidad Island, West Indies. Holotype: ANSP 53316. 

Distribution: North and Eastern South America.

Countries: Trinidad Island, Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana and Brazil.

Habitat: Marine and brackish waters.

Maximum size: 450 mm TL.

Material examined: FMNH 52852 (4 al, 292-410 mm TL), Guyana, Georgetown market  ; MZUSP 87695 (1 c&s), Brazil, Maranhão, ilha de São Luís, estreito de Coqueiro  ; MZUSP 25170 (1 al), Brazil, Pará, Vigia  .

MNHN

France, Paris, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

ANSP

USA, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Academy of Natural Sciences

FMNH

USA, Illinois, Chicago, Field Museum of Natural History (also used by Finnish Museum of Natural History)

MZUSP

MZUSP