Sternopygus macrurus ( Bloch & Schneider, 1801 )

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: 720

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.3.711

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A5878E-5E1B-FFBF-7B48-FC2137525C10

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scientific name

Sternopygus macrurus ( Bloch & Schneider, 1801 )
status

 

Sternopygus macrurus ( Bloch & Schneider, 1801)   Figure 3 AI

Original description. Gymnotus macrurus Bloch and Schneider 1801: 522   .

Material examined. BRAZIL • 3, 199.6− 226.2 mm TL; São Paulo state, Pongaí, Córrego Água Grande ; 21°41′ 31″S, 049°20′31″W; 12 May 2018; leg. Silva G.S.C. and Reia L. ( LBP 26504 View Materials ) GoogleMaps   .

Identification. Body elongated and compressed; mouth terminal; all teeth conical, premaxilla and dentary with several small teeth arranged in irregular rows. Eyes above horizontal midline of body. Anal fin with 215 to 230 total rays. Scales cycloid; caudal filament narrow. Overall body coloration yellowish; conspicuous dark humeral blotch; cream-white narrow stripe from a verti- cal reaching 150° anal-fin ray to tip caudal-filament.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Gymnotiformes

Family

Sternopygidae

Genus

Sternopygus

Loc

Sternopygus macrurus ( Bloch & Schneider, 1801 )

Reia, Lais, S. da Costa e Silva, Gabriel, Garcia-Ayala, James R., P. F. Vicensotto, Ana Maria & Benine, Ricardo C. 2020
2020
Loc

Gymnotus macrurus

Bloch and Schneider 1801: 522
1801