Psalidodon paranae (Eigenmann, 1914)

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 : 835

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Psalidodon paranae (Eigenmann, 1914)


Psalidodon paranae (Eigenmann, 1914)  

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Material examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Iperó, Ferro Stream , 23°25.53′S, 047°37.20′W; 680 m alt.; 07. VII.2017; W.S. Smith and L. Halcsik leg.; cast nets; LEEF 115136 , LEEF 115149 (8 spec., 35.0−90.0 mm SL) GoogleMaps   .

Identification. Body elongated; mouth terminal; inner row of premaxilla with 5 teeth, outer with 4 or 5, dentary with 8–13, and maxilla with 1 tooth. Lateral line complete with 38 or 39 pored scales; transversal series above lateral line with 5 or 5½ scale rows and below with 4½ or 5 scale rows. Dorsal fin with 8 rays, pectoral fin with 10 or 12 rays, pelvic fin with 7, anal fin with 19–21

and caudal fin with 19 rays. Ground color silvery; black vertically elongated humeral blotch followed by another similar black humeral blotch, smaller than the first. Fins reddish ( Graça and Pavanelli 2007; Ota et al. 2018).