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Hemiodon platycephalus
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Hemiodon platycephalus


Hemiodon platycephalus was originally described as Hemiodon platycephalus by Kner in 1853. It belongs to the family Loricariidae and subfamily Loricariinae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Paraguay River basin, Brazil.
Species   platycephalus
AuthorWI   Kner [R.]
AuthorNI   Kner
Qualification   (ex Natterer)
Year   1853
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Loricariidae
Loricariinae Loricariinae
Genus   Hemiodon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Loricariidae
Subfamily   Loricariinae
Genus   Hemiodon
Original Name   Hemiodon        
Taxon Name   platycephalus
Original Combination   Hemiodon platycephalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Hemiodon platycephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Hemiodon
Original Author   Kner
Original AuthorWI   Kner [R.]
Original Qualification   (ex Natterer)
Original Year   1853
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Loricariinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Rio Cuiabá, Brazil.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:288 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   lost
Journal   Denkschr. Akad. Wiss. Wien
Citation   v. 6
Page   89 [25]
Illustrations   Pl. 1 (fig. 6), Pl. 6 (fig. 2a-b)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Pseudohemiodon platycephalus
Current Species   platycephalus
Current Genus   Pseudohemiodon
Current AuthorWI   Kner [R.]
Current AuthorNI   Kner
Current Year   1853
Current Family   Loricariidae
Current Subfamily  
Loricariinae Loricariinae

Water Fresh water
Distribution Paraguay River basin, Brazil.

Current Summary   Synonym of Pseudohemiodon platycephalus  (Kner 1853). Loricariidae: Loricariinae.
Name History   • Valid as Pseudohemiodon platycephalus  (Kner 1853) -- (Isbrücker 1980:122 [ref. 2303], Burgess 1989:444 [ref. 12860], Britski et al. 1999:131 [ref. 24147], Isbrücker 2001:28, 32 [ref. 25653], Isbrücker 2002:28 [ref. 27178], Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:340 [ref. 27061], López et al. 2003:47 [ref. 27366], Ferraris 2007:288 [ref. 29155]).

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acipenserinus Hemiodon acipenserinus Kner [R.] 1853Synonym
depressus Hemiodon depressus Kner [R.] 1853Synonym
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