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Sovichthys abuelo
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Sovichthys abuelo


Sovichthys abuelo was originally described as Sovichthys abuelo by Schultz in 1944. It belongs to the family Pimelodidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Lake Maracaibo basin: Colombia and Venezuela.
Species   abuelo
AuthorWI   Schultz [L. P.]
AuthorNI   Schultz
Qualification   ---
Year   1944
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Pimelodidae
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Genus   Sovichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Pimelodidae
Genus   Sovichthys
Original Name   Sovichthys        
Taxon Name   abuelo
Original Combination   Sovichthys abuelo
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sovichthys abuelo
OriginalSubGenus   Sovichthys
Original Author   Schultz
Original AuthorWI   Schultz [L. P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1944
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Río de Los Pájaros, 3 kilometers above Lago Maracaibo, Venezuela, depth 15 feet.
Types   Paratypes: CAS 11392 [ex USNM 121212] (4); G. Dahl coll. (2), FMNH 94178 [ex USNM 121212] (3), 94823 [ex USNM 121212] (1, c&s); MCZ 37216 [ex USNM 121211] (1); UMMZ 142496 [ex USNM 121211] (1); USNM 121184 (4, now 2), 121185-88 (3, 2, 3, 3), 121198 (4), 1
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:62 [ref. 19236], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:80 [ref. 12367], Ferraris & Vari 1992:38 [ref. 19771], Ferraris 2007:332 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 121183
Journal   Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   v. 94 (no. 3172)
Page   191
Illustrations   Pl. 1 (fig. A)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Cheirocerus abuelo
Current Species   abuelo
Current Genus Cheirocerus
Current AuthorWI Schultz [L. P.]
Current AuthorNI   Schultz
Current Year   1944
Current Family Pimelodidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Fresh water
Distribution Lake Maracaibo basin: Colombia and Venezuela.

Current Summary   Synonym of Cheirocerus abuelo  (Schultz 1944). Pimelodidae.
Name History   • Valid as Sovichthys abuelo  Schultz 1944 -- (Stewart & Pavlik 1985:365 [ref. 5240], Burgess 1989:277 [ref. 12860], Galvis et al. 1997:69 [ref. 23651]). • Valid as Cheirocerus abuelo  (Schultz 1944) -- (Lundberg & Littmann in Reis et al. 2003:435 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:332 [ref. 29155]).

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