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Potamothrissa tenuis

(Nichols & Griscom 1917)

Potamothrissa tenuis was originally described as Pellonula tenuis by Nichols & Griscom in 1917. It belongs to the family Clupeidae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   tenuis
AuthorWI   Nichols [J. T.] & Griscom [L.]
AuthorNI   Nichols & Griscom
Qualification   ---
Year   1917
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Clupeidae
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Genus   Potamothrissa
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Clupeidae
Genus   Potamothrissa
Original Name   Pellonula        
Taxon Name   tenuis
Original Combination   Pellonula tenuis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pellonula tenuis
OriginalSubGenus   Pellonula
Original Author   Nichols & Griscom
Original AuthorWI   Nichols [J. T.] & Griscom [L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1917
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:64 [ref. 12367].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   AMNH 5842
Page   675
Illustrations   Fig. 3

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Potamothrissa obtusirostris
Current Species obtusirostris
Current Genus Potamothrissa
Current AuthorWI Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI Boulenger
Current Year 1909
Current Family Clupeidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Potamothrissa obtusirostris  (Boulenger 1909). Clupeidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Potamothrissa obtusirostris (Boulenger 1909) -- (Poll et al. 1984:51 [ref. 6172], Whitehead 1985:156 [ref. 5141]).

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acutirostris Potamothrissa acutirostris (Boulenger [G. A.] 1899)Valid
lembesseensis Potamothrissa lembesseensis (Fowler [H. W.] 1949)Synonym
obtusirostris Potamothrissa obtusirostris (Boulenger [G. A.] 1909)Valid
whiteheadi Potamothrissa whiteheadi Poll [M.] 1974Valid
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