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Plecostomus villarsi


Plecostomus villarsi was originally described as Plecostomus villarsi by Lütken in 1874. It belongs to the family Loricariidae and subfamily Loricariinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   villarsi
AuthorWI   Lütken [C. F.]
AuthorNI   Lütken
Qualification   ---
Year   1874
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Loricariidae
Loricariinae Loricariinae
Genus   Plecostomus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Loricariidae
Subfamily   Loricariinae
Genus   Plecostomus
Original Name   Plecostomus        
Taxon Name   villarsi
Original Combination   Plecostomus villarsi
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Plecostomus villarsi
OriginalSubGenus   Plecostomus
Original Author   Lütken
Original AuthorWI   Lütken [C. F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1874
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Loricariinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Caracas?, Venezuela.
Types   Syntypes: ZMUC P 30149 [ex 64] (1), P 30150 [ex 65] (stuffed).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:52 [ref. 9588], Ferraris 2007:298 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Vidensk. Medd. Dansk Naturh. Foren. Kjob.
Citation   (for 1873) No. 13-14
Page   211 [10]

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Squaliforma villarsi
Current Species villarsi
Current Genus Squaliforma
Current AuthorWI Lütken [C. F.]
Current AuthorNI Lütken
Current Year 1874
Current Family Loricariidae
Current Subfamily
Hypostominae Hypostominae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Isorineloricaria villarsi  (Lütken 1874). Loricariidae: Hypostominae.
Name History   •Valid as Hypostomus villarsi (Lütken 1874) -- (Isbrücker 1980:37 [ref. 2303], Burgess 1989:433 [ref. 12860], Armbruster 2004:80 [ref. 27644]). •Valid as Squaliforma villarsi (Lütken 1874) -- (Isbrücker et al. 2001:22 [ref. 25649], Isbrücker 2001:31, 32 [ref. 25653], Isbrücker 2002:29 [ref. 27178], Weber in Reis et al. 2003:368 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:298 [ref. 29155], DoNascimiento 2016:533 [ref. 34727]). •Valid as Isorineloricaria villarsi (Lütken 1874) -- (Ray & Armbruster 2016:534 [ref. 34178], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:82 [ref. 35633]).

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aculeatus Plecostomus aculeatus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
affinis Plecostomus affinis Steindachner [F.] 1877Synonym
agna Plecostomus agna Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1907Synonym
albopunctatus Plecostomus albopunctatus Regan [C. T.] 1908Synonym
ancistroides Plecostomus ancistroides Ihering [R. von] 1911Synonym
angipinnatus Plecostomus angipinnatus Leege [C. O.] 1922Synonym
angulicauda Plecostomus angulicauda Steindachner [F.] 1877Synonym
annae Plecostomus annae Steindachner [F.] 1881Synonym
argus Plecostomus argus Fowler [H. W.] 1943Synonym
aspilogaster Plecostomus aspilogaster Cope [E. D.] 1894Synonym
atropinnis Plecostomus atropinnis Eigenmann [C. H.] & Eigenmann [R. S.] 1890Synonym
barbatus Plecostomus barbatus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840)Synonym
bicirrosus Plecostomus bicirrosus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
biseriatus Plecostomus biseriatus Cope [E. D.] 1872Synonym
bolivianus Plecostomus bolivianus Pearson [N. E.] 1924Synonym
borellii Plecostomus borellii Boulenger [G. A.] 1897Synonym
boulengeri Plecostomus boulengeri Eigenmann [C. H.] & Kennedy [C. H.] 1903Synonym
brasiliensis Plecostomus brasiliensis Bleeker [P.] (ex Valenciennes) 1863In family
brevicauda Plecostomus brevicauda Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
brevis Plecostomus brevis Nichols [J. T.] 1919Synonym
butantanis Plecostomus butantanis Ihering [R. von] 1911Synonym
carinatus Plecostomus carinatus Steindachner [F.] 1881Synonym
carinotus Plecostomus (Carinotus) carinotus LaMonte [F. R.] 1933Synonym
carinotus Plecostomus carinotus LaMonte [F. R.] 1933Synonym
carvalhoi Plecostomus carvalhoi Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1937Synonym
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