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A new pale-spotted species of Hypostomus Lacepede (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the rio Tocantins and rio Xingu basins in central Brazil

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Author(s):
Zawadzki, Claudio H. [1] ; Birindelli, Jose L. O. [2] ; Lima, Flavio C. T. [2]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Estadual Maringa Nupelia, BR-87020900 Maringa, PR - Brazil
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Museu Zool, BR-04218970 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Neotropical Ichthyology; v. 6, n. 3, p. 395-402, JUL-SEP 2008.
Web of Science Citations: 20
Abstract

A new species of the genus Hypostomus Lacepede (Silurifomes, Loricariidae) from rio Tocantins and rio Xingu basins in central Brazil, is described. The new species is distinguished from its congeners by a unique combination of pale blotches over a darker background on head, body and fins, and conspicuous keels on head, predorsal region and lateral plates. Comments on the pale-spotted species of Hypostomus are provided. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 07/02978-7 - Systematics of Brycon (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Characidae) genus: taxonomic revision of species from trans-Andean South America and Central America and Brycon pesu complex and Bryconinae phylogeny and biogeography
Grantee:Flávio César Thadeo de Lima
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate