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Hypomasticus megalepis

(Günther 1863)

Hypomasticus megalepis was originally described as Leporinus megalepis by Günther in 1863. It belongs to the family Anostomidae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   megalepis
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1863
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Anostomidae
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Genus   Hypomasticus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Anostomidae
Genus   Hypomasticus
Original Name   Leporinus        
Taxon Name   megalepis
Original Combination   Leporinus megalepis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Leporinus megalepis
OriginalSubGenus   Leporinus
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1863
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Essequibo River, Guyana.
Types   Paralectotypes: BMNH 1864.1.21.43-44 (2).
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   BMNH 1864.1.21.45
Journal   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 3)
Citation   v. 12 (no. 72)
Page   443

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Hypomasticus megalepis
Current Species megalepis
Current Genus Hypomasticus
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI Günther
Current Year 1863
Current Family Anostomidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Hypomasticus megalepis  (Günther 1863). Anostomidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Leporinus maculatus Müller & Troschel 1844 -- (Taphorn 1992:39 [ref. 23654]). •Valid as Leporinus megalepis Günther 1863 -- (Géry et al. 1988:704 [ref. 27759], Santos & Jégu 1996:166 [ref. 23717], Garavello 2000:199 [ref. 24492], Garavello & Britski in Reis et al. 2003:76 [ref. 27061]). •Valid as Hypomasticus megalepis (Günther 1863) -- (Sidlauskas & Vari 2008:74 [ref. 29786], Britski & Birindelli 2013:25 [ref. 32699], Birindelli et al. 2013:464 [ref. 32924], Birindelli et al. 2016:113 [ref. 34843]).

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despaxi Hypomasticus despaxi (Puyo [J.] 1943)Valid
garmani Hypomasticus garmani (Borodin [N. A.] 1929)Synonym
julii Hypomasticus julii (Santos [G. M. dos], Jégu [M.] & Lima [A. C.] 1996)Valid
lineomaculatus Hypomasticus lineomaculatus Birindelli [J. L. O.], Peixoto [L. A. W.], Wosiacki [W. B.] & Britski [H. A.] 2013Valid
mormyrops Hypomasticus mormyrops (Steindachner [F.] 1875)Valid
pachycheilus Hypomasticus pachycheilus (Britski [H. A.] 1976)Valid
santanai Hypomasticus santanai Birindelli [J. L. O.] & Melo [B. F.] in Birindelli, Melo, Ribeiro-Silva, Diniz & Oliveira 2020Valid
thayeri Hypomasticus thayeri (Borodin [N. A.] 1929)Valid
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