Hoplias misionera Rosso, Mabragaña, 2016

Reia, Lais, S. da Costa e Silva, Gabriel, Garcia-Ayala, James R., P. F. Vicensotto, Ana Maria & Benine, Ricardo C., 2020, Ichthyofauna of the ribeirão Sucuri, a tributary of the rio Tietê, upper rio Paraná basin, southeastern Brazil, Check List 16 (3), pp. 711-728: 714

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Hoplias misionera Rosso, Mabragaña


Hoplias misionera Rosso, Mabragaña   , González- Castro, Delpiani, Avigliano, Schenone & Días de Astarloa, 2016

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Original description. Hoplias misionera Rosso et al. 2016: 200   .

Material examined. BRAZIL • 1, 120.2 mm SL; São Paulo state, Pongaí, Córrego Santa Rosa ; 21°46′29″S, 049°23′34″W; 12 May 2018; leg. Silva G.S.C. and Reia L. ( LBP 26478 View Materials ) GoogleMaps   1, 34.6 mm SL; São Paulo state, Pon- gaí, Córrego Saltinho ; 21°44′02″S, 049°21′18″W; 12 May 2018; leg. Silva G.S.C. and Reia L. ( LBP 26515 View Materials ) GoogleMaps   2, 61.7−73.2 mm SL; São Paulo state, Pongaí, Ribeirão Su- curizinho; 21°43′39″S, 049°18′54″W; 12 May 2018; leg. Silva G.S.C. and Reia L. ( LBP 26524 View Materials ) GoogleMaps   .

Identification. Body elongated; mouth terminal; all teeth conical, premaxilla with eight to 10 teeth in a single row; 31 to 38 teeth on maxilla; dentary teeth in two rows, inner row with 11 or 12 and outer row with 14 to 16 conic teeth. Lateral line complete with 38 or 39 per- forated scales; five horizontal scale rows above lateral line; four or five horizontal scale rows below lateral line. Overall body coloration yellowish; six to nine conspic- uous dark bars; conspicuous midlateral dark band from posterior margin of opercle to caudal peduncle; dark blotch on opercular area and dark stripe on infraorbital; yellowish fins with dark stripes.

Remarks. In descriptions of H. misionera   by Rosso et al. (2016), the number of perforated scales on the lateral line was said to vary from 40 to 43. Ota et al. (2018) ob- served 39−43 scales, and we observed 38−39, further in- creasing the variation.