Characidium fasciatum Reinhardt, 1867

dos Santos, Sergio Alexandre & de Britto, Marcelo Ribeiro, 2021, The ichthyofauna of a poorly known area in the middle-southern Espinhaco mountain range, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil: diagnostics and identification keys, ZooKeys 1054, pp. 25-66: 25

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.1054.67554

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scientific name

Characidium fasciatum Reinhardt, 1867
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Characidium fasciatum Reinhardt, 1867  

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Distribution.

Rio São Francisco basin.

Diagnosis.

Characidium fasciatum   differs from Characidium   sp. A by the high or little tapered snout; adult specimens with vertical bars without defined shape or almost missing in the lateral of the body; narrow longitudinal dark band occupying less than one scale; pigmentation on caudal fin rays not forming conspicuous bands or just forming narrow bands. Distinguished from Characidium   sp. B by having 36 or 37 perforated scales in the lateral line; four series of scales below lateral line.