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Megalamphodus sweglesi
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Megalamphodus sweglesi


Megalamphodus sweglesi was originally described as Megalamphodus sweglesi by Géry in 1961. It belongs to the family Characidae and subfamily Aphyocharacinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   sweglesi
AuthorWI   Géry [J.]
AuthorNI   Géry
Qualification   ---
Year   1961
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Aphyocharacinae Aphyocharacinae
Genus   Megalamphodus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily   Aphyocharacinae
Genus   Megalamphodus
Original Name   Megalamphodus        
Taxon Name   sweglesi
Original Combination   Megalamphodus sweglesi
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Megalamphodus sweglesi
OriginalSubGenus   Megalamphodus
Original Author   Géry
Original AuthorWI   Géry [J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1961
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Aphyocharacinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Corrected to River Muco, upper Río Orinoco basin, Colombia.
Types   Paratypes: Géry coll. M. 1142 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog and locality information: Vari & Howe 1991:29 [ref. 19022].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 196090
Journal   Trop. Fish Hobby.
Citation   v. 9 (no. 9, May)
Page   36
Illustrations   Fig. 7

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Hyphessobrycon sweglesi
Current Species sweglesi
Current Genus Hyphessobrycon
Current AuthorWI Géry [J.]
Current AuthorNI Géry
Current Year 1961
Current Family Characidae
Current Subfamily
Stethaprioninae Stethaprioninae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Hyphessobrycon sweglesi  (Géry 1961). Characidae: Stethaprioninae.
Name History   •Valid as Hyphessobrycon sweglesi (Géry 1961) -- (Weitzman & Palmer 1997:235 [ref. 22743], Lima & Malabarba in Reis et al. 2003:140 [ref. 27061], García-Alzate et al. 2010:55 [ref. 30716], García-Alzate et al. 2011:709 [ref. 31266], Zarske 2014:158 [ref. 33403], García-Alzate et al. 2015:223 [ref. 33855], García-Alzate et al. 2017:125 [ref. 35253], Ohara et al. 2017:10 [ref. 35494], Pastana et al. 2017:13 [ref. 35596], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:51 [ref. 35633], Urbano-Bonilla et al. 2018:86 [ref. 35773], Guimarães et al. 2018:83 [ref. 35965]).

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axelrodi Megalamphodus axelrodi (Travassos [H.] 1959)Synonym
ecuadorensis Megalamphodus ecuadorensis Eigenmann [C. H.] 1915Synonym
eques Megalamphodus eques (Steindachner [F.] 1882)Synonym
megalopterus Megalamphodus megalopterus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1915Synonym
micropterus Megalamphodus micropterus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1915Synonym
rogoaguae Megalamphodus rogoaguae Pearson [N. E.] 1924Synonym
roseus Megalamphodus roseus Géry [J.] 1960Synonym
uruguayensis Megalamphodus uruguayensis Fowler [H. W.] 1943Synonym
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