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Chaetostomus megacephalus

(Günther 1868)

Chaetostomus megacephalus was originally described as Chaetostomus megacephalus by Günther in 1868. It belongs to the family Loricariidae and subfamily Hypostominae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   megacephalus
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1868
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Loricariidae
Hypostominae Hypostominae
Genus   Chaetostomus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Loricariidae
Subfamily   Hypostominae
Genus   Chaetostomus
Original Name   Chaetostomus        
Taxon Name   megacephalus
Original Combination   Chaetostomus megacephalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chaetostomus megacephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Chaetostomus
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1868
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Hypostominae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Probably Suriname.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:244 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1978.9.12.3
Journal   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 4)
Citation   v. 1 (no. 6)
Page   476

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Hemiancistrus macrops
Current Species macrops
Current Genus Hemiancistrus
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI Günther
Current Year 1868
Current Family Loricariidae
Current Subfamily
Hypostominae Hypostominae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Pseudancistrus megacephalus  (Günther 1868). Loricariidae: Hypostominae.
Name History   •Valid as Hemiancistrus megacephalus (Günther 1868) -- (Isbrücker 1980:51 [ref. 2303], Burgess 1989:434 [ref. 12860], Isbrücker 2001:26, 27 [ref. 25653], Isbrücker 2002:17 [ref. 27178], Cardoso & Lucinda 2003:74 [ref. 26858], Fisch-Muller in Reis et al. 2003:386 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:244 [ref. 29155], DoNascimiento 2016:532 [ref. 34727]). •Valid as "Pseudancistrus" megacephalus (Günther 1868) -- (Armbruster et al. 2015:99 [ref. 33670]).

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aculeatus Chaetostomus aculeatus (Perugia [A.] 1891)Synonym
aequinoctialis Chaetostomus aequinoctialis (Pellegrin [J.] 1909)Synonym
aequinoctialis Transancistrus aequinoctialis (Pellegrin [J.] 1909)Valid
alga Chaetostomus alga (Cope [E. D.] 1872)Synonym
anomalus Chaetostomus anomalus (Regan [C. T.] 1903)Synonym
aspidolepis Chaetostomus aspidolepis (Günther [A.] 1867)Synonym
aspidolepis Hypostomus aspidolepis (Günther [A.] 1867)Valid
bachi Chaetostomus bachi (Boulenger [G. A.] 1898)Synonym
bachi Peckoltichthys bachi (Boulenger [G. A.] 1898)Valid
branickii Chaetostomus branickii (Steindachner [F.] 1881)Synonym
brevilabiatus Chaetostomus brevilabiatus (Dahl [G.] 1942)Synonym
brevis Chaetostomus brevis (Regan [C. T.] 1904)Synonym
cirrhosus maculatus Chaetostomus (Ancistrus) cirrhosus maculata Steindachner [F.] 1881Synonym
cirrhosus punctata Chaetostomus (Ancistrus) cirrhosus punctata Steindachner [F.] 1881Synonym
cochliodon Chaetostomus cochliodon (Steindachner [F.] 1879)Synonym
cochliodon gibbosus Chaetostomus cochliodon gibbosus Steindachner [F.] 1880Synonym
dentex Chaetostomus dentex (Günther [A.] 1868)Synonym
depressus Chaetostomus depressus (Günther [A.] 1868)Synonym
dermorhynchus Chaetostomus dermorhynchus (Boulenger [G. A.] 1887)Synonym
dorsalis Chaetostomus dorsalis (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1922)Synonym
eptingi Chaetostomus eptingi (Fowler [H. W.] 1941)Synonym
fischeri Chaetostomus fischeri (Steindachner [F.] 1879)Synonym
fordii Chaetostomus fordii (Günther [A.] 1868)Synonym
furcatus Chaetostomus furcatus (Fowler [H. W.] 1940)Synonym
gigas Chaetostomus gigas (Boulenger [G. A.] 1895)Synonym
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