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Pterygoplichthys scrophus

(Cope 1874)

Pterygoplichthys scrophus was originally described as Liposarcus scrophus by Cope in 1874. It belongs to the family Loricariidae and subfamily Hypostominae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   scrophus
AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
AuthorNI   Cope
Qualification   ---
Year   1874
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Loricariidae
Hypostominae Hypostominae
Genus   Pterygoplichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Loricariidae
Subfamily   Hypostominae
Genus   Pterygoplichthys
Original Name   Liposarcus        
Taxon Name   scrophus
Original Combination   Liposarcus scrophus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Liposarcus scrophus
OriginalSubGenus   Liposarcus
Original Author   Cope
Original AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1874
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Hypostominae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Nauta, Peru.
Types   Syntypes: USNM 132587 (2).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:124 [ref. 13621], Ferraris 2007:292 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila.
Citation   v. 26
Page   136

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pterygoplichthys scrophus
Current Species scrophus
Current Genus Pterygoplichthys
Current AuthorWI Cope [E. D.]
Current AuthorNI Cope
Current Year 1874
Current Family Loricariidae
Current Subfamily
Hypostominae Hypostominae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Pterygoplichthys scrophus  (Cope 1874). Loricariidae: Hypostominae.
Name History   •Synonym of Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps (Kner 1854) -- (Weber 1992:29 [ref. 19714]). •Valid as Glyptoperichthys scrophus (Cope 1874) -- (Page et al. 1996:186 [ref. 22598], Montoya-Burgos et al. 1998:367 [ref. 23850], Isbrücker 2001:27, 29 [ref. 25653], Isbrücker 2002:16 [ref. 27178], Weber in Reis et al. 2003:353 [ref. 27061]). •Valid as Pterygoplichthys scrophus (Cope 1874) -- (Isbrücker 1980:42 [ref. 2303], Burgess 1989:433 [ref. 12860], Armbruster & Page 2006:402 [ref. 28898], Ferraris 2007:292 [ref. 29155]).

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ambrosettii Pterygoplichthys ambrosettii (Holmberg [E. L.] 1893)Valid
anisitsi Pterygoplichthys anisitsi Eigenmann [C. H.] & Kennedy [C. H.] 1903Synonym
barbatus Pterygoplichthys barbatus (Steindachner [F.] 1911)Synonym
brevitentaculatus Pterygoplichthys brevitentaculatus (Ranzani [C.] 1841)Synonym
disjunctivus Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus (Weber [C.] 1991)Valid
duodecimalis Pterygoplichthys duodecimalis (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840)Synonym
etentaculatum Pterygoplichthys etentaculatum (Spix [J. B. von] & Agassiz [L.] 1829)Synonym
etentaculatus Pterygoplichthys etentaculatus (Spix [J. B. von] & Agassiz [L.] 1829)Valid
gibbiceps Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps (Kner [R.] 1854)Valid
joselimaianus Pterygoplichthys joselimaianus (Weber [C.] 1991)Valid
juvens Pterygoplichthys juvens Eigenmann [C. H.] & Kennedy [C. H.] 1903Synonym
lituratus Pterygoplichthys lituratus (Kner [R.] 1854)Valid
longimanus Pterygoplichthys longimanus (Kner [R.] (ex Heckel) 1854)Synonym
multiradiatus Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus (Hancock [J.] 1828)Valid
parananus Pterygoplichthys (Ancistrus) parananus Peters [W. C. H.] 1881Synonym
parananus Pterygoplichthys parananus Peters [W. C. H.] 1881Synonym
pardalis Pterygoplichthys pardalis (Castelnau [F. L.] 1855)Valid
parnaibae Pterygoplichthys parnaibae (Weber [C.] 1991)Valid
punctatus Pterygoplichthys punctatus Günther [A.] (ex Kner) 1864Synonym
punctatus Pterygoplichthys punctatus (Kner [R.] (ex Natterer) 1854)Valid
undecimalis Pterygoplichthys undecimalis (Steindachner [F.] 1878)Valid
weberi Pterygoplichthys weberi Armbruster [J. W.] & Page [L. M.] 2006Valid
xinguensis Pterygoplichthys xinguensis (Weber [C.] 1991)Valid
zuliaensis Pterygoplichthys zuliaensis Weber [C.] 1991Valid
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