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Plecostomus virescens


Plecostomus virescens was originally described as Plecostomus virescens by Cope in 1874. It belongs to the family Loricariidae and subfamily Loricariinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   virescens
AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
AuthorNI   Cope
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   virescens
Original Combination   Plecostomus virescens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Plecostomus virescens
OriginalSubGenus   Plecostomus
Original Author   Cope
Original AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1874
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Loricariinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Upper Amazon [no specific locality].
Types   Syntypes: ANSP 21280-83 (4, 1 specimen head only).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:125 [ref. 13621], Ferraris 2007:298 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila.
Citation   v. 26
Page   137

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Squaliforma biseriata
Current Species biseriata
Current Genus Squaliforma
Current AuthorWI Kner [R.]
Current AuthorNI Kner
Current Year 1854
Current Family Loricariidae
Current Subfamily
Hypostominae Hypostominae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Aphanotorulus horridus  (Kner 1854). Loricariidae: Hypostominae.
Name History   •Valid as Hypostomus virescens (Cope 1874) -- (Isbrücker 1980:38 [ref. 2303], Burgess 1989:433 [ref. 12860], Armbruster 2004:80 [ref. 27644]). •Valid as Squaliforma virescens (Cope 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], Barriga S. 2014:113 [ref. 35745]). •Synonym of Aphanotorulus horridus (Kner 1854) -- (Ray & Armbruster 2016:519 [ref. 34178]).

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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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