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Ancistrus megalostomus


Ancistrus megalostomus was originally described as Ancistrus megalostomus by Pearson in 1924. It belongs to the family Loricariidae and subfamily Hypostominae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   megalostomus
AuthorWI   Pearson [N. E.]
AuthorNI   Pearson
Qualification   ---
Year   1924
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Loricariidae
Hypostominae Hypostominae
Genus   Ancistrus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Loricariidae
Subfamily   Hypostominae
Genus   Ancistrus
Original Name   Ancistrus        
Taxon Name   megalostomus
Original Combination   Ancistrus megalostomus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Ancistrus megalostomus
OriginalSubGenus   Ancistrus
Original Author   Pearson
Original AuthorWI   Pearson [N. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1924
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Hypostominae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Huachi, at junction of Bopi and Cochabamba rivers, Bolivia, elevation 2235 feet.
Types   Syntypes: CAS 64614 [ex IU 17007] (2).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:223 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Ind. Univ. Studies
Citation   v. 11 (no. 64)
Page   23
Illustrations   Pl. 7 (figs. 1-2)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Ancistrus megalostomus
Current Species megalostomus
Current Genus Ancistrus
Current AuthorWI Pearson [N. E.]
Current AuthorNI Pearson
Current Year 1924
Current Family Loricariidae
Current Subfamily
Hypostominae Hypostominae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Ancistrus megalostomus  Pearson 1924. Loricariidae: Hypostominae.
Name History   •Valid as Ancistrus megalostomus Pearson 1924 -- (Isbrücker 1980:71 [ref. 2303], Burgess 1989:437 [ref. 12860], Isbrücker 2001:25 [ref. 25653], Isbrücker 2002:12 [ref. 27178], Fisch-Muller in Reis et al. 2003:377 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:223 [ref. 29155], Sarmiento et al. 2014:161, 191 [ref. 35004], de Oliveira et al. 2015:81 [ref. 33869], Provenzano & Barriga-Salazar 2018:235 [ref. 36344] in ? Chaetostoma, Bifi et al. 2019:8 [ref. 36821]).

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abilhoai Ancistrus abilhoai Bifi [A. G.], Pavanelli [C. S.] & Zawadzki [C. H.] 2009Valid
agostinhoi Ancistrus agostinhoi Bifi [A. G.], Pavanelli [C. S.] & Zawadzki [C. H.] 2009Valid
aguaboensis Ancistrus aguaboensis Fisch-Muller [S.], Mazzoni [R.] & Weber [C.] 2001Valid
albocinctus Ancistrus albocinctus (Ahl [E.] 1936)Synonym
alga Ancistrus alga (Cope [E. D.] 1872)Valid
alternans Ancistrus alternans Regan [C. T.] 1904Synonym
amaris Ancistrus amaris de Souza [L. S.], Taphorn [D. C.] & Armbruster [J. W.] 2019Valid
annectens Ancistrus annectens Regan [C. T.] 1904Synonym
barbatus Ancistrus barbatus Steindachner [F.] 1911Synonym
barrae Ancistrus barrae Steindachner [F.] 1910Synonym
baudensis Ancistrus baudensis Fowler [H. W.] 1945Synonym
bodenhameri Ancistrus bodenhameri Schultz [L. P.] 1944Synonym
boliviana Ancistrus boliviana (Steindachner [F.] 1915)Synonym
bolivianus Ancistrus bolivianus (Steindachner [F.] 1915)Synonym
bovallii Ancistrus bovallii Regan [C. T.] 1906Synonym
bovallii Paralithoxus bovallii Regan [C. T.] 1906Valid
brachyurus Ancistrus brachyurus Kner [R.] 1854Synonym
brevifilis Ancistrus brevifilis Eigenmann [C. H.] 1920Valid
brevifilis bodenhameri Ancistrus brevifilis bodenhameri Schultz [L. P.] 1944Synonym
brevipinnis Ancistrus brevipinnis (Regan [C. T.] 1904)Valid
bufonius Ancistrus bufonius (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840)Valid
calamita Ancistrus calamita (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840)Synonym
canensis Ancistrus canensis (Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1913)Synonym
caucanus Ancistrus caucanus Fowler [H. W.] 1943Valid
centrolepis Ancistrus centrolepis Regan [C. T.] 1913Valid
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