Heptapteridae, Gill, 1861

Mojica, José Ivan & Agudelo-Zamora, Henry D., 2018, Historical review, catalog of type specimens and online database of the ichthyology collection of the Instituto de Ciencias Naturales of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia (ICN-MHN), Zootaxa 4478 (1), pp. 1-79: 46-47

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4478.1.1

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5952947

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A31587C7-FFCB-1279-36BD-F96CFF6AB2F8

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scientific name

Heptapteridae
status

 

Heptapteridae  

Imparfinis pristos Mees & Cala, 1989: 391   , fig. 3. Holotype ( Fig. 58 View FIGURE 58 ): ICN-MHN 1401 (31.3 mm SL), Colombia, Vichada, second tributary of right margin, upriver from mouth of Tomo River, tributary of Orinoco River ; P. Cala, 22 Feb 1972. Paratypes: ICN-MHN 1402 (4, 24.2–29.9 mm SL), collected with the holotype   .

Imparfinis pseudonemacheir Mees & Cala, 1989: 387   , fig. 2. Paratypes ( Fig. 59 View FIGURE 59 ) ICN-MHN 1403, (4, 25.73– 31.35 mm SL). Colombia, Meta, Puerto López, River Metica drainage, Guayuriba River, Meta River system; P. Cala, 20 Feb 1972   .

Medemichthys guayaberensis Dahl, 1961: 491   , unnumbered figure. Paratypes ( Fig. 60 View FIGURE 60 ): ICN-MHN 442 (8, 22.8– 38.1 mm SL), Colombia, Meta, creek at Campo Thompson, Guayabero River ; G. Dahl, Feb 1959.  

Remarks: All 18 paratypes were loaned to John G. Lundberg in March 1988 and were found in ANSP (Mariangeles Arce H., pers. comm.). In 2016, eight specimens were returned to ICN-MHN. A label accompanying the specimens from Flávio A. Bockmann indicates 16 specimens, from which 2 were cleared and stained (C&S). Bockmann & Ferraris (2005) stated that some paratypes were donated by the first author to ANSP (2 specimens, ANSP 180338) and to LIRP (3 specimens, LIRP 5180). Currently treated as a junior synonym of Nemuroglanis mariai (Schultz, 1944)   ( Bockmann & Ferraris, 2005).

Pimelodella figueroai Dahl, 1961: 498   , unnumbered figure. Paratypes ( Fig. 61 View FIGURE 61 ): ICN-MHN 2900 (12, 44.9–106.4 mm SL), Colombia, Meta, Serranía de la Macarena, Caño Losada, Guayabero River ; G. Dahl, 9–16 Mar 1959.  

Pimelodella floridablancaensis Ardila-Rodríguez, 2017: 3   , fig. 1. Paratype ( Fig. 62 View FIGURE 62 ): ICN-MHN 13739 (ex CAR02 View Materials ) (1, 98.60 mm SL), Colombia, Santander, Floridablanca, quebrada Aranzoque, en la parte baja del puente del Limoncito parte alta del río Lebrija , Magdalena river Basin 7°04’11”N, 73°05’52”W, 925 m asl.; C. Ardila- Rodríguez , 27 Mar 1988 GoogleMaps   .

Rhamdia lehmanni Dahl, 1961: 487   , unnumbered figure. Paratypes ( Fig. 66 View FIGURE 66 ): ICN-MHN 358 (2, 82.0– 95.5 mm SL), Colombia, Meta, Caño Losada, Guayabero River , ca. 1500 m from Campo Thomson No. 1.; G. Dahl, Feb 1959.  

Remarks: currently treated as junior synonym of Rhamdia quelen (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)   ( Silfvergrip, 1996).

ANSP

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

LIRP

Laboratorio de Ictiologia, Faculdade de Filosofia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Siluriformes

Family

Heptapteridae

Loc

Heptapteridae

Mojica, José Ivan & Agudelo-Zamora, Henry D. 2018
2018
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Imparfinis pristos

Mees & Cala, 1989 : 391
Loc

Imparfinis pseudonemacheir

Mees & Cala, 1989 : 387
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Medemichthys guayaberensis

Dahl, 1961 : 491
Loc

Pimelodella figueroai

Dahl, 1961 : 498
Loc

Pimelodella floridablancaensis Ardila-Rodríguez, 2017 : 3

Ardila-Rodríguez, 2017 : 3
Loc

Rhamdia lehmanni

Dahl, 1961 : 487