Cyphocharax modestus (Fernández-Yépez, 1948), X MZUSP

Smith, Welber Senteio, Halcsik, Leticia, Biagioni, Renata Cassemiro, Pinheiro, Lúcio Antônio Stefani & Severino Stefani, Marta, 2021, An updated list of the ichthyofauna of Ipanema National Forest, São Paulo, Brazil, Check List 17 (3), pp. 827-840: 836

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Cyphocharax modestus (Fernández-Yépez, 1948)


Cyphocharax modestus (Fernández-Yépez, 1948)  

Material examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Iperó, Verde River ; 23°26.35′S, 047°35.28′W; 570 m alt., 13.VI. 2017; W.S. Smith and L. Halcsik leg.; cast nets; MZUSP 115235 View Materials (7 spec., 155.0−180.0 mm SL) GoogleMaps   .

Identification. Body deep; mouth terminal; premaxilla, dentary and maxilla without teeth. Lateral line with 35–37 pored scales; transversal series above lateral line with 6–6½ scale rows and below with 5–6½ scale rows. Dorsal fin with 10 rays, pectoral fin with 10–12, pelvic fin with 10, anal fin with 8–11 and caudal fin with 21 rays. Ground color silvery; dark brown inconspicuous longitudinal band along lateral line to distal margin of median caudal-fin rays, larger on caudal peduncle; hyaline fins (Batista-Silva et al. 2018).