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Species in the family or subfamily Gasteropelecidae: [ 22 ] records


argenteus, Gasteropelecus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803:476, 477 [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 5; ref. 4930] Suriname; Carolinas, U.S.A. •Synonym of Gasteropelecus sternicla (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Weitzman 1960:223 [ref. 9611], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:102 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Synonym of Gasteropelecus sternicla (Linnaeus 1758). Gasteropelecidae. Habitat: freshwater.

brevis, Thoracocharax Eigenmann [C. H.] 1912:25 [Indiana University Studies No. 16 [sic No. 8]; ref. 1228] Boca de Raspadura, Colombia. Holotype (unique): FMNH 56055 [ex CM 4845]. Type catalog: Henn 1928:69 [ref. 12305], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:83 [ref. 12367]. •Synonym of Gasteropelecus maculatus Steindachner 1879 -- (Weitzman 1960:224 [ref. 9611], Galvis et al. 1997:38 [ref. 23651], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:102 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Synonym of Gasteropelecus maculatus Steindachner 1879. Gasteropelecidae. Habitat: freshwater.

coronatus, Gasteropelecus Allen [W. R.] in Eigenmann & Allen 1942:267, Pl. 14 (fig. 4) [Fishes of western South America; ref. 1246] Brook, Río Itaya near Iquitos, Amazon system, Peru. Holotype: CAS 20671. Paratypes: (5) CAS 20672 (4). •Synonym of Gasteropelecus sternicla (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Weitzman 1960:223 [ref. 9611], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:102 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Synonym of Gasteropelecus sternicla (Linnaeus 1758). Gasteropelecidae. Habitat: freshwater.

fasciatus, Gastropelecus Garman [S.] 1890:9 [Bulletin of the Essex Institute v. 22 (nos 1-3); ref. 17895] Tabatinga, Amazonas, Brazil. Lectotype: MCZ 91320 [ex MCZ 21289a]. Paralectotypes: MCZ 21286 (24), 21289 (10), 21296 [not 29216] (3), 21303 (6), 91320-21 (1, 2); USNM 120261 [ex MCZ 21286] (6). Type catalog: Vari & Howe 1991:21 [ref. 19022]. Lectotype selected by Fernández-Yépez 1950:180 [ref. 12321]. •Synonym of Carnegiella strigata (Günther 1864) -- (Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:101 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Synonym of Carnegiella strigata (Günther 1864). Gasteropelecidae. Habitat: freshwater.

gasteropelecus, Salmo Pallas [P. S.] 1770:50 [Spicilegia Zoologica v. 1 (fasc. 8); ref. 12293] Suriname. No types known. •Synonym of Gasteropelecus sternicla (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Weitzman 1960:223 [ref. 9611], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:102 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Synonym of Gasteropelecus sternicla (Linnaeus 1758). Gasteropelecidae. Habitat: freshwater.

levis, Pterodiscus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1909:12 [Annals of the Carnegie Museum v. 6 (no. 1); ref. 1222] Belém do Pará, Brazil. Holotype: USNM 34454. Paratypes: CAS 20677 [ex IU 11479] (1), USNM 306564 [ex USNM 34454] (2). Type catalog: Vari & Howe 1991:36 [ref. 19022]. •Valid as Gasteropelecus levis (Eigenmann 1909) -- (Weitzman 1960:225 [ref. 9611], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:102 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Valid as Gasteropelecus levis (Eigenmann 1909). Gasteropelecidae. Distribution: Lower Amazon River basin, Brazil. Habitat: freshwater.

maculatus, Gasteropelecus Steindachner [F.] 1879:151 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 16 (no. 15) (for 19 June 1879); ref. 20478] Mamoni River near Chepo, Panama. Syntypes: (several) NMW. Species later illustrated and described in more detail in Steindachner 1879:168 [p. 20 in separate], Pl. 1 (fig. 4) [ref. 18782]. •Valid as Gasteropelecus maculatus Steindachner 1879 -- (Weitzman 1960:224 [ref. 9611], Galvis et al. 1997:38 [ref. 23651], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:102 [ref. 27061], Barriga S. 2014:106 [ref. 35745], Jiménez-Prado et al. 2015:115 [ref. 34894], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:62 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Gasteropelecus maculatus Steindachner 1879. Gasteropelecidae. Distribution: Colombia, Panama and Ecuador. Habitat: freshwater.

magdalenae, Thoracocharax Eigenmann [C. H.] 1912:25 [Indiana University Studies No. 16 [sic No. 8]; ref. 1228] Girardot, Río Magdalena, Colombia. Holotype: FMNH 56056 [ex CM 4846]. Paratypes: CAS 20682 [ex IU 12700] (1). Type catalog: Henn 1928:69 [ref. 12305], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:83 [ref. 12367]. •Synonym of Gasteropelecus maculatus Steindachner 1879 -- (Weitzman 1960:224 [ref. 9611], Galvis et al. 1997:38 [ref. 23651], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:102 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Synonym of Gasteropelecus maculatus Steindachner 1879. Gasteropelecidae. Habitat: freshwater.

marowini, Carnegiella strigata Hoedeman [J. J.] 1952:14 [Beaufortia v. 1 (no. 20); ref. 12774] Marowini River, Suriname. Holotype: RMNH 19341. Paratypes: RMNH 19340 (24). Also: RMNH 18406 (1), 19339 (1), 19465 (3), 19498 (many), 19513 (many). •Synonym of Carnegiella vesca Fraser-Brunner 1950 -- (Weitzman 1960:230 [ref. 9611]). •Synonym of Carnegiella strigata (Günther 1864) -- (Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:101 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Synonym of Carnegiella strigata (Günther 1864). Gasteropelecidae. Habitat: freshwater.

marowini, Gasteropelecus sternicla Hoedeman [J. J.] 1952:10 [Beaufortia v. 1 (no. 20); ref. 12774] Marowini basin, Suriname. Holotype: RMNH 19339. Paratypes: RMNH 19513 (24). •Synonym of Gasteropelecus sternicla (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Weitzman 1960:224 [ref. 9611], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:102 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Synonym of Gasteropelecus sternicla (Linnaeus 1758). Gasteropelecidae. Habitat: freshwater.

marthae, Carnegiella Myers [G. S.] 1927:119-120 [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 68 (no. 3); ref. 3096] Caño de Quiribana, near Caicara, Venezuela. Holotype: CAS 20082 [ex IU 17685]. Paratypes: CAS 20083 (4), 20084 [ex IU 17687] (2), 20085 [ex IU 17688] (5, now 1), MCZ 31573 (2); CAS-SU 16054 [ex IU 17686] (3). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:22 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Carnegiella marthae Myers 1927 -- (Weitzman 1960:232 [ref. 9611], Lasso et al. 2001:96 [ref. 25928], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:101 [ref. 27061], Sarmiento et al. 2014:74, 186 [ref. 35004], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:62 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Carnegiella marthae Myers 1927. Gasteropelecidae. Distribution: Amazon and Orinoco river basins: Brazil, Colombia, Bolivia and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.

morae, Gasteropelecus sternicla Hoedeman [J. J.] 1952:11 [Beaufortia v. 1 (no. 20); ref. 12774] Mora Passage, Guyana. Holotype (unique): ZMA 100341. Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:18 [ref. 19236]. •Synonym of Gasteropelecus sternicla (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Weitzman 1960:223 [ref. 9611], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:102 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Synonym of Gasteropelecus sternicla (Linnaeus 1758). Gasteropelecidae. Habitat: freshwater.

myersi, Carnegiella Fernández-Yépez [A.] 1950:175, Figs. 3, 3a-d [Stanford Ichthyological Bulletin v. 3 (no. 4); ref. 12321] Creek near Yurimaguas, Peru. Holotype: CAS-SU 16120 (missing). Paratypes: CAS 20081 (5), CAS-SU 16053 (5). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:22 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Carnegiella myersi Fernández-Yépez 1950 -- (Weitzman 1960:230 [ref. 9611], Ortega & Vari 1986:10 [ref. 9708], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:101 [ref. 27061], Barriga S. 2014:106 [ref. 35745], Sarmiento et al. 2014:74, 186 [ref. 35004], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:62 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Carnegiella myersi Fernández-Yépez 1950. Gasteropelecidae. Distribution: Amazon River basin: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. Habitat: freshwater.

pectoralis, Salmo Kner [R.] (ex Natterer) 1860:18 [10] [Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe. v. 18; ref. 7130] On p. 10 of separate. Not available, name mentioned in passing under Gasteropelecus stellatus Kner 1858; from Rio Cuiabá, Brazil. Gasteropelecidae.

pectorosus, Gasteropelecus Garman [S.] 1890:9 [Bulletin of the Essex Institute v. 22 (nos 1-3); ref. 17895] Cudajas, Lago Alexo, Obidos, Tabatinga, Manacapouru, Amazon system, Brazil. Syntypes: MCZ 21281 (1), 21283 (orig. 7, now 4) + 21284 (3), 21294 (1), 21297 (2), 21302 (1); USNM 120412 [ex MCZ 21283] (2). Type catalog: Vari & Howe 1991:21 [ref. 19022]. •Synonym of Thoracocharax securis (De Filippi 1853) -- (Weitzman 1960:221 [ref. 9611], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:102 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Synonym of Thoracocharax securis (De Filippi 1853). Gasteropelecidae. Habitat: freshwater.

schereri, Carnegiella Fernández-Yépez [A.] 1950:178, Figs. 5, 5a-d [Stanford Ichthyological Bulletin v. 3 (no. 4); ref. 12321] Caño del Chancho, near Pebas, Peru. Holotype: CAS-SU 36491. Paratypes: CAS-SU 16055 (1), MCZ 19753 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:22 [ref. 12291]. •Synonym of Carnegiella marthae Myers 1927 -- (Weitzman 1960:232 [ref. 9611], but possibly an upper Amazon subspecies). •Valid as Carnegiella schereri Fernández-Yépez 1950 -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:10 [ref. 9708], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:101 [ref. 27061], Barriga S. 2014:106 [ref. 35745], Sarmiento et al. 2014:74, 186 [ref. 35004], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:62 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Carnegiella schereri Fernández-Yépez 1950. Gasteropelecidae. Distribution: Amazon River basin: Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. Habitat: freshwater.

securis, Gasteropelecus De Filippi [F.] 1853:165 [2] [Revue et Magasin de Zoologie (Sér. 2) v. 5; ref. 17378] Rio Napo, Amazon system. No types known. Type catalog: Conci & Michelangeli 1974:219 [ref. 21560]. On p. 2 of separate. •Valid as Thoracocharax securis (De Filippi 1853) -- (Weitzman 1960:221 [ref. 9611], Ortega & Vari 1986:10 [ref. 9708], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:102 [ref. 27061], Barriga S. 2014:106 [ref. 35745], Sarmiento et al. 2014:76, 186 [ref. 35004], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:62 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Thoracocharax securis (De Filippi 1853). Gasteropelecidae. Distribution: Amazon River basin: Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. Habitat: freshwater.

stellatus, Gastropelecus Kner [R.] 1858:163 [3] [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 32 (no. 22); ref. 18871] Rio Cuiaba, Brazil. Syntypes: NMW 77722 (3). On p. 3 of separate. Appeared in more detail in Kner 1860:17 [p. 9 of separate], Pl. 1 (fig. 2) [ref. 7130]. •Valid as Gastropelecus stellatus Kner 1858 -- (Nión et al. 2016:28 [ref. 35565] dated 1858). •Valid as Thoracocharax stellatus (Kner 1858) -- (Weitzman 1960:220 [ref. 9611], Ortega & Vari 1986:10 [ref. 9708], Taphorn 1992:454 [ref. 23654], Britski et al. 1999:68 [ref. 24147], Lasso et al. 2001:96 [ref. 25928], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:102 [ref. 27061], López et al. 2003:17 [ref. 27366], Menni 2004:72 [ref. 28131], Mirande 2010:468 [ref. 31006], Barriga S. 2014:106 [ref. 35745], Litz & Koerber 2014:9 [ref. 33622], Sarmiento et al. 2014:76, 186 [ref. 35004], Mirande & Koerber 2015:15 [ref. 35117], DoNascimiento 2016:529 [ref. 34727], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:62 [ref. 35633], Koerber et al. 2017:21 [ref. 35267], Urbano-Bonilla et al. 2018:82 [ref. 35773]). Current status: Valid as Thoracocharax stellatus (Kner 1858). Gasteropelecidae. Distribution: Paraná, Amazon, and Orinoco River basins; widespread and in most South American countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Uruguay, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater.

sternicla, Clupea Linnaeus [C.] 1758:319 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] Suriname. Syntypes: BMNH 1853.11.12.211 [Gronovius coll.] (1, skin). Type catalog: Wheeler 1958:209, Pl. 29 (fig. 3) [ref. 13434]. •Valid as Gasteropelecus sternicla (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Weitzman 1960:222 [ref. 9611], Ortega & Vari 1986:10 [ref. 9708], Planquette et al. 1996:186 [ref. 22818], Lasso et al. 2001:96 [ref. 25928], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:102 [ref. 27061], Phillip et al. 2013:15 [ref. 32896], Barriga S. 2014:106 [ref. 35745], Sarmiento et al. 2014:75, 186 [ref. 35004], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:62 [ref. 35633], Guimarães et al. 2017:73 [ref. 36427]). Current status: Valid as Gasteropelecus sternicla (Linnaeus 1758). Gasteropelecidae. Distribution: Amazon River basin: Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana and northern, Brazil. Habitat: freshwater.

strigatus, Gasteropelecus Günther [A.] 1864:343 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5; ref. 1974] No locality. Lectotype: BMNH 1969.10.29.1-2 (32-mm spec.). Paralectotypes: BMNH 1969.10.29.1-2 (smaller specimen). Lectotype selected by Fraser-Brunner 1950:966 [ref. 12950]. •Valid as Carnegiella strigata (Günther 1864) -- (Weitzman 1960:231 [ref. 9611], Ortega & Vari 1986:10 [ref. 9708], Planquette et al. 1996:188 [ref. 22818], Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:101 [ref. 27061], Mirande 2010:470 [ref. 31006], Barriga S. 2014:106 [ref. 35745], Sarmiento et al. 2014:74, 186 [ref. 35004], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:62 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Carnegiella strigata (Günther 1864). Gasteropelecidae. Distribution: Amazon and Orinoco river basins: Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, Guyana, Peru and Suriname. Habitat: freshwater.

surinamensis, Carnegiella strigata Hoedeman [J. J.] 1952:15 [Beaufortia v. 1 (no. 20); ref. 12774] Swamp about 50 kilometers south of Parmaribo, between Paramaribo and Bergendaal, Suriname. Holotype: ZMA 100316a. Paratypes: ZMA 100315 (2), 100316b (3), 100317-19 (1, 7, 5), 100321-23 (9, 6, 29), 100352 (22), 100355-56 (11, 107). Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:15 [ref. 19236]. •Synonym of Carnegiella vesca Fraser-Brunner 1950 -- (Weitzman 1960:231 [ref. 9611]). •Synonym of Carnegiella strigata (Günther 1864) -- (Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:101 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Synonym of Carnegiella strigata (Günther 1864). Gasteropelecidae. Habitat: freshwater.

vesca, Carnegiella strigata Fraser-Brunner [A.] 1950:966, Fig. 3 A [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 12) v. 3 (no. 35) (art. 87); ref. 12950] Mazarumi River, Guyana. Holotype: BMNH 1934.9.12.289. •Valid as Carnegiella vesca Fraser-Brunner 1950 -- (Weitzman 1960:230 [ref. 9611]). •Synonym of Carnegiella strigata (Günther 1864) -- (Weitzman & Palmer in Reis et al. 2003:101 [ref. 27061]). Current status: Synonym of Carnegiella strigata (Günther 1864). Gasteropelecidae. Habitat: freshwater.