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Species in the genus Aspredo: [ 6 ] records


aspredo, Silurus Linnaeus [C.] 1758:304 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] South America. Syntypes: ZMUU Linn. Coll. 48 (1). Type catalog: Wheeler 1991:164, Fig. 7 [ref. 20102], Ferraris 2007:58 [ref. 29155]. Type information: Wheeler 1989:214 [ref. 21873]. •Valid as Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Burgess 1989:304 [ref. 12860], Cervigón 1992:261 [ref. 23827], Le Bail et al. 2000:158 [ref. 24549], Diogo et al. 2001:471 [ref. 25997], Camargo & Isaac 2001:145 [ref. 27639], Ferraris 2003:862 [ref. 26999], Friel in Reis et al. 2003:262 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:58 [ref. 29155], Phillip et al. 2013:18 [ref. 32896], Ramos et al. 2014:4 [ref. 35321], DoNascimiento 2016:530 [ref. 34727], Marceniuk et al. 2017:39 [ref. 35324], Koerber et al. 2022:54 [ref. 39235], Lasso & Lasso-Alcalá in Lasso & Morales-Betancourt 2022:130 [ref. 40783], Carvalho-Filho 2023:74 [ref. 40480], Vieira et al. 2023:20 [ref. 40759]). Current status: Valid as Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus 1758). Aspredinidae: Aspredininae. Distribution: South America: lower portions of coastal rivers (Brazil, French Guiana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela). Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

batrachus, Aspredo Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854:137 [Catalogue of fish collected and described by Laurence Theodore Gronow; ref. 1911] Tropical American rivers. Holotype (?): ZMUU Linnaean coll. 78 (1). Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:58 [ref. 29155]. •Synonym of Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Friel in Reis et al. 2003:262 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:58 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus 1758). Aspredinidae: Aspredininae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

batrachus, Aspredo Bleeker [P.] 1864:93 [Natuurkundige Verhandelingen van de Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen te Haarlem (Ser. 2) v. 20; ref. 14181] Based on Linnaeus 1754, and other literature sources; Linnaeus species named Silurus aspredo by Linnaeus 1758 (see Boeseman 1972:317 [ref. 19698]). Primary homonym of Aspredo batrachus Gronow 1854, probably independently described, permanently invalid. •Synonym of Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Mees 1987:184 [ref. 11510], Friel in Reis et al. 2003:262 [ref. 27061]). 1°Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus 1758). Aspredinidae: Aspredininae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

laevis, Platystacus Bloch [M. E.] 1794:58 [Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische v. 8; ref. 463] America [Brazil]. Syntypes: ZMB 3153 (3). Type catalog: Paepke 1999:46 [ref. 24282], Ferraris 2007:58 [ref. 29155] On p. 47 of Bloch's Ichthyologie, v. 11 [ref. 21381], with reference to pl. 372, apparently in error. •Synonym of Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Mees 1987:184 [ref. 11510], Friel in Reis et al. 2003:262 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:58 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus 1758). Aspredinidae: Aspredininae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

sicuephorus, Aspredo Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:439 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 15; ref. 1008] La Mana River, French Guiana. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-6362. Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:76 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:58 [ref. 29155] •Synonym of Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Mees 1987:184 [ref. 11510], Friel in Reis et al. 2003:262 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:58 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus 1758). Aspredinidae: Aspredininae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

sicyephorus, Aspredo Günther [A.] 1864:269 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5; ref. 1974] Unjustified emendation of Aspredo sicuephorus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840. •Synonym of Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Friel in Reis et al. 2003:262 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:58 [ref. 29155]). Current status: Synonym of Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus 1758). Aspredinidae: Aspredininae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.


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