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Chirostoma aculeatum


Chirostoma aculeatum was originally described as Chirostoma aculeatum by Barbour in 1973. It belongs to the family Atherinopsidae and subfamily Menidiinae. It is commonly known as scowling silverside and is known in USA (contiguous states) as charal cuchillo, in USA (contiguous states) as scowling silverside. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Lerma River basin, Pacific Slope of Mexico.
Species   aculeatum
AuthorWI   Barbour [C. D.]
AuthorNI   Barbour
Qualification   ---
Year   1973
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Atheriniformes Atheriniformes
Family   Atherinopsidae
Menidiinae Menidiinae
Genus   Chirostoma
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Atheriniformes
Family   Atherinopsidae
Subfamily   Menidiinae
Genus   Chirostoma
Original Name   Chirostoma        
Taxon Name   aculeatum
Original Combination   Chirostoma aculeatum
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chirostoma aculeatum
OriginalSubGenus   Chirostoma
Original Author   Barbour
Original AuthorWI   Barbour [C. D.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1973
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Menidiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   South shore of Lake Yuriria, about 1.5 miles east of Yuriria, Guanajuato, Mexico.
Types   Paratypes: Inst. Nac. Invest. Biol. Pesq., Mexico (2); TU 40864 (11); UMMZ 97598 (21), 10856 (26), 197682 (2); USNM 205783-84 (5, 30), 205785 (19, 4 c&s).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bart & Taylor 1993:53 [ref. 20906].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   TU 40889
Journal   Tulane Stud. Zool. Bot.
Citation   v. 18 (no. 3)
Page   130
Illustrations   Fig. 18a

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Chirostoma aculeatum
Current Species   aculeatum
Current Genus   Chirostoma
Current AuthorWI   Barbour [C. D.]
Current AuthorNI   Barbour
Current Year   1973
Current Family   Atherinopsidae
Current Subfamily  
Menidiinae Menidiinae

Habitat   pelagic        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Lerma River basin, Pacific Slope of Mexico.

Current Summary   Valid as Chirostoma aculeatum  Barbour 1973. Atherinopsidae: Menidiinae.
Name History   • Valid as Menidia aculeata  (Barbour 1973) -- (Miller 2006:191 [ref. 28615]). • Valid as Chirostoma aculeatum  Barbour 1973 -- (Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:58 [ref. 22290], Dyer in Reis et al. 2003:518 [ref. 27061], Nelson et al. 2004:98 [ref. 27807], Scharpf 2007:6 [ref. 30398], Page et al. 2013:99 [ref. 32708]).

Common Names  Common Names
Places  Places
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
First Publication  First Publication
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Name Combinations   Name Combinations
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affine Chirostoma affine Steindachner [F.] 1898Synonym
arge Chirostoma arge (Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1899)Valid
attenuatum Chirostoma attenuatum Meek [S. E.] 1902Valid
attenuatum attenuatum Chirostoma attenuatum attenuatum Meek [S. E.] 1902Synonym
bartoni Chirostoma bartoni Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1896Valid
bartoni janitzio Chirostoma bartoni janitzio de Buen [F.] 1940Synonym
beryllinum Chirostoma beryllinum Cope [E. D.] 1867Synonym
breve Chirostoma breve (Steindachner [F.] 1894)Valid
chapalae Chirostoma chapalae Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1899Valid
charari Chirostoma charari (de Buen [F.] 1945)Valid
compressum Chirostoma compressum de Buen [F.] 1940Valid
consocium Chirostoma consocium Jordan [D. S.] & Hubbs [C. L.] 1919Valid
contrerasi Chirostoma contrerasi Barbour [C. D.] 2002Valid
copandaro Chirostoma copandaro de Buen [F.] 1945Synonym
crystallinum Chirostoma crystallinum Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1899Synonym
diazi Chirostoma diazi Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1899Uncertain
estor Chirostoma estor Jordan [D. S.] 1880Valid
estor copandaro Chirostoma estor copandaro de Buen [F.] 1945Synonym
estor estor Chirostoma estor estor Jordan [D. S.] 1880Synonym
estor pacanda Chirostoma estor pacanda de Buen [F.] 1940Synonym
estor tecuena Chirostoma estor tecuena de Buen [F.] 1940Synonym
gracile Chirostoma gracile Steindachner [F.] 1898Synonym
grandocule Chirostoma grandocule (Steindachner [F.] 1894)Valid
grandocule compressum Chirostoma grandocule compressum de Buen [F.] 1940Valid
grandoculis Chirostoma grandoculis (Steindachner [F.] 1894)Synonym
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