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Leporinus elongatus


Leporinus elongatus was originally described as Leporinus elongatus by Valenciennes in 1850. It belongs to the family Anostomidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Paraná and La Plata basins: Argentina and Brazil.
Species   elongatus
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1850
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Anostomidae
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Genus   Leporinus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Anostomidae
Genus   Leporinus
Original Name   Leporinus        
Taxon Name   elongatus
Original Combination   Leporinus elongatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Leporinus elongatus
OriginalSubGenus   Leporinus
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1850
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Rio São Francisco, Brazil (in error); Rio de la Plata at Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Types   Syntypes: MNHN A-8624 (1, dry, poor condition) Brazil, A-9800 (1) Argentina.
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 22
Page   37

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Megaleporinus elongatus
Current Species   elongatus
Current Genus Megaleporinus
Current AuthorWI Borodin [N. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Borodin
Current Year   1850
Current Family Anostomidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Fresh water
Distribution Paraná and La Plata basins: Argentina and Brazil.

Current Summary   Synonym of Megaleporinus elongatus  (Valenciennes 1850). Anostomidae.
Name History   • Synonym of Leporinus obtusidens  Valenciennes 1836 -- (Johannes 1999:16 [ref. 24121], Britski 2001:20 [ref. 26046]). • Valid as Leporinus elongatus  Valenciennes 1850 -- (Britski et al. 1999:78 [ref. 24147], Garavello & Britski in Reis et al. 2003:75 [ref. 27061], Britski et al. 2012:443 [ref. 32317]).

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acutidens Leporinus acutidens (Valenciennes [A.] 1837)Valid
affinis Leporinus affinis Steindachner [F.] 1875Uncertain
affinis Leporinus affinis Günther [A.] 1864Valid
agassizi Leporinus agassizi (Steindachner [F.] 1876)Synonym
agassizii Leporinus agassizii Steindachner [F.] 1876Valid
aguapeiensis Leporinus aguapeiensis Amaral Campos [A.] 1945Synonym
alternus Leporinus alternus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1912Synonym
altipinnis Leporinus altipinnis Borodin [N. A.] 1929Valid
amae Leporinus amae Godoy [M. P. de] 1980Valid
amazonicus Leporinus amazonicus dos Santos [G. M.] & Zuanon [J.] 2008Valid
amblyrhynchus Leporinus amblyrhynchus Garavello [J. C.] & Britski [H. A.] 1987Valid
apollo Leporinus apollo Sidlauskas [B. L.], Mol [J. H.] & Vari [R. P.] 2011Valid
arcus Leporinus arcus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1912Valid
arimaspi Leporinus arimaspi Burns [M. D.], Frable [B. W.] & Sidlauskas [B. L.] 2014Valid
aripuanaensis Leporinus aripuanaensis Garavello [J. C.] & dos Santos [G. M.] 1981Valid
aripuanaensis Leporinus aripuanaensis Garavello [J. C.] & dos Santos [G. M.] 1992Synonym
badueli Leporinus badueli Puyo [J.] 1948Valid
bahiensis Leporinus bahiensis Steindachner [F.] 1875Valid
bimaculatus Leporinus bimaculatus Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Valid
bistriatus Leporinus bistriatus Britski [H. A.] 1997Valid
bleheri Leporinus bleheri Géry [J.] 1999Valid
boehlkei Leporinus boehlkei Garavello [J. C.] 1988Valid
breviceps Leporinus breviceps Borodin [N. A.] 1929Synonym
brinco Leporinus brinco Birindelli [J. L. O.], Britski [H. A.] & Garavello [J. C.] 2013Synonym
brinco Megaleporinus brinco (Birindelli [J. L. O.], Britski [H. A.] & Garavello [J. C.] 2013)Valid
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