Probolodus, Eigenmann, 1911

Santos, Osmar & Castro, Ricardo M. C., 2014, Taxonomy of Probolodus Eigenmann, 1911 (Characiformes: Characidae) with description of two new species, and comments about the phylogenetic relationships and biogeography of the genus, Neotropical Ichthyology 12 (2), pp. 403-418: 416

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http://doi.org/ 10.1590/1982-0224-20130232

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5137675

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scientific name

Probolodus
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Identification key of Probolodus  

1. Perforated scales on the lateral line 45-56 (48 most frequent); 18-21 scale series around the caudal peduncle (18 most frequent); 34-35 totals vertebrae (35 most frequent) .................................................................. P. heterostomus   ( Figs. 2 View Fig , 3 View Fig ) (rio Paraíba do Sul basin)

1’. Perforated scales on the lateral line 36-43; 14-16 scale series around the caudal peduncle (14 most frequent); 33-36 totals vertebrae (33 and 34 are most frequent) .............................. 2

2. Seven or eight transverse series of scales from insertion of pelvic fin to lateral line (seven most frequent, eight infrequent); 13-16 scales along middorsal line between posterior terminus of base of dorsal fin and adipose fin (15 most frequent) .............................................. P. oyakawai   ( Figs. 2 View Fig , 5 View Fig ) (rio Ribeira de Iguape basin)

2’.Six transverse series of scales from insertion of pelvic fin to lateral line; 12 scales along middorsal line between posterior terminus of base of dorsal fin and adipose fin ............................................................................. P. sazimai   ( Figs. 2 View Fig , 7 View Fig ) (tributaries of the rio Itapemirim and drainages of the rio Doce basin)