View Mode
Brachyplatystoma tigrinum
View All Pictures


Brachyplatystoma tigrinum

(Britski 1981)

Brachyplatystoma tigrinum was originally described as Merodontotus tigrinum by Britski in 1981. It belongs to the family Pimelodidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Amazon River basin: Brazil, Colombia and Peru.
Species   tigrinum
AuthorWI   Britski [H. A.]
AuthorNI   Britski
Qualification   ---
Year   1981
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Pimelodidae
--- ---
Genus   Brachyplatystoma
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Pimelodidae
Genus   Brachyplatystoma
Original Name   Merodontotus        
Taxon Name   tigrinus
Original Combination   Merodontotus tigrinus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Merodontotus tigrinus
OriginalSubGenus   Merodontotus
Original Author   Britski
Original AuthorWI   Britski [H. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1981
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Cachoeira do Teotônio, Rio Madeira, Território de Rondônia, Brazil.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:331 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   MZUSP 14004
Journal   Pap. Avulsos Dep. Zool. (Sa{~o Paulo)
Citation   v. 34 (no. 7)
Page   110
Illustrations   Figs. 1-2

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Brachyplatystoma tigrinum
Current Species   tigrinum
Current Genus   Brachyplatystoma
Current AuthorWI   Britski [H. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Britski
Current Year   1981
Current Family   Pimelodidae
Current Subfamily  
--- ---

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Amazon River basin: Brazil, Colombia and Peru.

Current Summary   Valid as Brachyplatystoma tigrinum  (Britski 1981). Pimelodidae.
Name History   • Valid as Merodontotus tigrinus  Britski 1981 -- (Burgess 1989:282 [ref. 12860], Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:438 [ref. 27061]). • Valid as Brachyplatystoma tigrinum  (Britski 1981) -- (Lundberg & Akama 2005:498 [ref. 28312], Ferraris 2007:331 [ref. 29155]).

Page 1 of 1 (12 items). Click on a column heading to sort data. Prev[1]Next v
Drag a column header here to group by that column
Species Ascending
Genus Species Ascending
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
capapretum Brachyplatystoma capapretum Lundberg [J. G.] & Akama [A.] 2005Valid
filamentosum Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (Lichtenstein [M. H. C.] 1819)Valid
flavicans Brachyplatystoma flavicans (Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855)Synonym
goeldii Brachyplatystoma goeldii Eigenmann [C. H.] & Bean [B. A.] 1907Synonym
juruense Brachyplatystoma juruense (Boulenger [G. A.] 1898)Valid
paraense Brachyplatystoma paraense Steindachner [F.] 1909Synonym
parnahybae Brachyplatystoma parnahybae Steindachner [F.] 1908Synonym
platynema Brachyplatystoma platynema Boulenger [G. A.] 1898Synonym
platynemum Brachyplatystoma platynemum Boulenger [G. A.] 1898Valid
rousseauxii Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii (Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855)Valid
vaillanti Brachyplatystoma vaillanti (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840)Spelling
vaillantii Brachyplatystoma vaillantii (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840)Valid
Page 1 of 1 (12 items). Click on a column heading to sort data. Prev[1]Next v
Show filter builder dialogCreate Filter 
Designed & Developed by Rebin Infotech