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Saccoderma melanostigma
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Saccoderma melanostigma


Saccoderma melanostigma was originally described as Saccoderma melanostigma by Schultz in 1944. It belongs to the family Characidae and subfamily Cheirodontinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanostigma
AuthorWI   Schultz [L. P.]
AuthorNI   Schultz
Qualification   ---
Year   1944
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Cheirodontinae Cheirodontinae
Genus   Saccoderma
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily   Cheirodontinae
Genus   Saccoderma
Original Name   Saccoderma        
Taxon Name   melanostigma
Original Combination   Saccoderma melanostigma
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Saccoderma melanostigma
OriginalSubGenus   Saccoderma
Original Author   Schultz
Original AuthorWI   Schultz [L. P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1944
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Cheirodontinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Río San Juan near bridge, southern of Mene Grande, Motatán system, Venezuela.
Types   Paratypes: MCZ 37296 [ex USNM 121525] (4); MHNG [ex USNM 121528] (4), UMMZ 145025 [ex USNM 121530]; CAS-SU 18145 [ex USNM 121528] (6, missing); USNM 121520-24 (5, 44, 24, 3, 3), 121525 (orig. 23, now 19), 121526-27 (7, 4), 121528 (orig. 108, now 98), 121529 (9), 121530 (orig. 4, now 0); ZMA 114669 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:26 [ref. 12291], Nijssen et al. 1982:24 [ref. 19236], Vari & Howe 1991:38-39 [ref. 19022].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 121519
Journal   Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   v. 95 (no. 3181)
Page   315
Illustrations   Figs. 40-41

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Saccoderma melanostigma
Current Species melanostigma
Current Genus Saccoderma
Current AuthorWI Schultz [L. P.]
Current AuthorNI Schultz
Current Year 1944
Current Family Characidae
Current Subfamily
Cheirodontinae Cheirodontinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Saccoderma melanostigma  Schultz 1944. Characidae: Cheirodontinae.
Name History   •Valid as Saccoderma melanostigma Schultz 1944 -- (Galvis et al. 1997:53 [ref. 23651], Malabarba in Reis et al. 2003:219 [ref. 27061], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:54 [ref. 35633]).

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falcata Saccoderma falcata Dahl [G.] 1955In family
hastata Saccoderma hastata (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1913)Valid
robusta Saccoderma robusta Dahl [G.] 1955Valid
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