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Megalancistrus aculeatus
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Megalancistrus aculeatus

(Perugia 1891)

Megalancistrus aculeatus was originally described as Chaetostomus aculeatus by Perugia in 1891. It belongs to the family Loricariidae and subfamily Hypostominae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   aculeatus
AuthorWI   Perugia [A.]
AuthorNI   Perugia
Qualification   ---
Year   1891
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Loricariidae
Hypostominae Hypostominae
Genus   Megalancistrus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Loricariidae
Subfamily   Hypostominae
Genus   Megalancistrus
Original Name   Chaetostomus        
Taxon Name   aculeatus
Original Combination   Chaetostomus aculeatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chaetostomus aculeatus
OriginalSubGenus   Chaetostomus
Original Author   Perugia
Original AuthorWI   Perugia [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1891
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Hypostominae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Río Paraguay, Asuncion, Paraguay.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Tortonese 1963:311 [ref. 10351], Ferraris 2007:272 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MSNG 8937
Page   637 [37]

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Megalancistrus parananus
Current Species parananus
Current Genus Megalancistrus
Current AuthorWI Peters [W. C. H.]
Current AuthorNI Peters
Current Year 1881
Current Family Loricariidae
Current Subfamily
Hypostominae Hypostominae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Megalancistrus parananus  (Peters 1881). Loricariidae: Hypostominae.
Name History   •Valid as Megalancistrus aculeatus (Perugia 1891) -- (Isbrücker 1980:52 [ref. 2303], Burgess 1989:434 [ref. 12860], Gómez & Chebez 1996:65 [ref. 23791], Sverlij et al. 1998:71 [ref. 27632] as Perugia 1891, Britski et al. 1999:134 [ref. 24147], Isbrücker 2002:23 [ref. 27178]). •Synonym of Megalancistrus parananus (Peters 1881) -- (Isbrücker 2001:26 [ref. 25653], Isbrücker 2002:13 [ref. 27178], Fisch-Muller in Reis et al. 2003:390 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:272 [ref. 29155], Litz & Koerber 2014:25 [ref. 33622], Mirande & Koerber 2015:42 [ref. 35117], Koerber et al. 2017:64 [ref. 35267]).

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barrae Megalancistrus barrae (Steindachner [F.] 1910)Valid
gigas Megalancistrus gigas (Boulenger [G. A.] 1895)Synonym
parananus Megalancistrus parananus (Peters [W. C. H.] 1881)Valid
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