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Species related to Platystacus cotylephorus: [ 6 ] records


cotylephorus, Platystacus Bloch [M. E.] 1794:54, Pl. 372 [Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische v. 8; ref. 463] No locality. Syntypes: ZMB 3157 (2) America plus specimens associated with literature references. Type catalog: Paepke 1999:46 [ref. 24282], Ferraris 2007:61 [ref. 29155]. On p. 44 of Bloch's Ichthyologie, v. 11 [ref. 21381]. •Valid as Aspredo cotylephorus (Bloch 1794) -- (Mees 1987:186 [ref. 11510], Burgess 1989:304 [ref. 12860], Le Bail et al. 2000:160 [ref. 24549]). •Valid as Platystacus cotylephorus Bloch 1794 -- (Cervigón 1992:262 [ref. 23827], Camargo & Isaac 2001:145 [ref. 27639], Ferraris 2003:863 [ref. 26999], Friel in Reis et al. 2003:264 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:61 [ref. 29155], Phillip et al. 2013:18 [ref. 32896]). Current status: Valid as Platystacus cotylephorus Bloch 1794. Aspredinidae: Aspredininae. Distribution: Venezuela to Brazil, including lower portions of coastal rivers: Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

blochii, Cotylephorus Swainson [W.] 1838:354, Fig. 90 [The natural history and classification of fishes, amphibians, & reptiles, or monocardian animals. v. 1; ref. 4302] South American [not stated]. Syntypes: ZMB 3157 (2). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:61 [ref. 29155]. Also in Swainson 1839:308 [ref. 4303]. Unneeded new name for Platystacus cotylephorus Bloch to avoid Strickland tautonymy. •Synonym of Aspredo cotylephorus (Bloch 1794) -- (Mees 1987:186 [ref. 11510]). •Synonym of Platystacus cotylephorus Bloch 1794 -- (Friel in Reis et al. 2003:264 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:61 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Platystacus cotylephorus Bloch 1794. Aspredinidae: Aspredininae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

sexcirrhis, Aspredo Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:441 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 15; ref. 1008] Suriname. Syntypes: MNHN A-9313 (1), B-0029 (1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:77 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:61 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Aspredo cotylephorus (Bloch 1794) -- (Mees 1987:186 [ref. 11510]). •Synonym of Platystacus cotylephorus Bloch 1794 -- (Friel in Reis et al. 2003:264 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:61 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Platystacus cotylephorus Bloch 1794. Aspredinidae: Aspredininae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

spectrum, Aspredo Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854:137 [Catalogue of fish collected and described by Laurence Theodore Gronow; ref. 1911] Tropical America. No types known. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:61 [ref. 29155]. Based on Gronovius 1763, no. 324 and Seba 1734-65, Pl. 29 (fig. 9). •Synonym of Aspredo cotylephorus (Bloch 1794) -- (Mees 1987:186 [ref. 11510]). •Synonym of Platystacus cotylephorus Bloch 1794 -- (Friel in Reis et al. 2003:264 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:61 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Platystacus cotylephorus Bloch 1794. Aspredinidae: Aspredininae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

nematophorus, Platystacus Bleeker [P.] 1862:371 [1] [Verslagen en Mededeelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen. Afdeling Natuurkunde. v. 14; ref. 390] Suriname. Holotype (unique): RMNH 3105. Type catalog: Boeseman 1972:308 [ref. 19698], Ferraris 2007:61 [ref. 29155] On p. 1 of separate. Type information: Van der Stigchel 1947:14 [ref. 13094]. •Synonym of Aspredo cotylephorus (Bloch 1794) -- (Mees 1987:186 [ref. 11510]). •Synonym of Platystacus cotylephorus Bloch 1794 -- (Friel in Reis et al. 2003:264 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:61 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Platystacus cotylephorus Bloch 1794. Aspredinidae: Aspredininae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

hexadactylus, Silurus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803:58, 82 [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 5; ref. 4930] Dutch collection [no locality]. Holotype: MNHN B-0029 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:61 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Aspredo cotylephorus (Bloch 1794) -- (Mees 1987:186 [ref. 11510]). •Synonym of Platystacus cotylephorus Bloch 1794 -- (Friel in Reis et al. 2003:264 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:61 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Platystacus cotylephorus Bloch 1794. Aspredinidae: Aspredininae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.