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Taxonomic review of the pipefish genus Pseudophallus Herald, with the description of a new species (Syngnathiformes: Syngnathidae)

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Author(s):
Dallevo-Gomes, Caio I. A. [1] ; Mattox, George M. T. [2] ; Toledo-Piza, Monica [1]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Dept Zool, Inst Biociencias, Rua Matao, Travessa 14, 101, BR-05508090 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Fed Sao Carlos, Dept Biol, Campus Sorocaba, Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Review article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 4859, n. 1, p. 81-112, OCT 5 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

We present a taxonomic review of the genus Pseudophallus, based on morphological characters, originally described to include two freshwater pipefish species from the Pacific coastal drainages of the neotropics: P. starksii and P. elcapitanensis, with the later addition of P. mindii, described from Atlantic coastal drainages. Pseudophallus mindii was formerly recognized as a single species ranging from the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo to Belize in Central America. Five species are recognized in the present study: P. elcapitanensis and P. starksii from the Pacific drainages; P. mindii and P. brasiliensis, the latter so far considered a junior synonym of P. mindii, and a new species. Pseudophallus mindii is redefined to include specimens with higher meristic values and narrow range of variation compared to P. brasiliensis and is restricted to the northern coastal drainages from Venezuela to Central America including the Caribbean region. Pseudophallus brasiliensis is revalidated and occurs from the drainages east of the mouth of the Orinoco to southern Brazil. The new species, Pseudophallus galadrielae sp. nov. is endemic to Lago Izabal in Guatemala. An updated identification key to the currently recognized species is provided. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/19979-7 - Taxonomic revision of the pipefishes Pseudophallus mindii (Meek & Hildebrand 1923) and P. brasiliensis (Dawson 1974), with an osteological study of P. mindii in the osteological context (Teleostei: Gasterosteiformes: Syngnathidae)
Grantee:Caio Isola Dallevo Do Amaral Gomes
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master
FAPESP's process: 15/08024-1 - Taxonomic review of the pipefishes Pseudophallus mindii (Meek & Hildebrand 1923) e P. brasiliensis Dawson 1974 (Teleostei: Syngnathiformes: Syngnathidae)
Grantee:Caio Isola Dallevo Do Amaral Gomes
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Master's degree