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Species in the genus Priocharax: [ 5 ] records


ariel, Priocharax Weitzman [S. H.] & Vari [R. P.] 1987:641, Figs. 1-5 [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 100 (no. 3); ref. 6055] Caño Manu, tributary of River Casiquiare, Río Negro, Amazonas, Venezuela, 2°00'N, 66°57'W. Holotype: MBUCV-V-15340. Paratypes: (1758) AMNH 57007-08 (25, 1); BMNH 1986.2.4.1-25 (25); CAS 57944 (25); FMNH 96689 (25); MBUCV-V-15341 (100); MCP; MCZ 63031 (25); MHNG; MNHN 1986-0303; MZUSP; NRM 28629 (50); NMW 81788 (25); UMMZ 213500 (35, 10 c&s); USNM 272613 thru 272619 (1249, 40 c&s; now 5 in MZUSP 55142). Type catalog: Vari & Howe 1991:34 [ref. 19022], Oyakawa 1996:491 [ref. 23140], Provenzano et al. 1998:14 [ref. 24196]. •Valid as Priocharax ariel Weitzman & Vari 1987 -- (Géry & Römer 1997:70 [ref. 23712], Lima & Toledo-Piza 2001:1062 [ref. 25823], Lucena & Menezes in Reis et al. 2003:204 [ref. 27061], Toledo-Piza et al. 2014:237 [ref. 33370], Mattox et al. 2020:432 [ref. 37712], Mattox et al. 2021:15 [ref. 38426], Mattox et al. 2022:598 [ref. 39274]). Current status: Valid as Priocharax ariel Weitzman & Vari 1987. Acestrorhynchidae: Heterocharacinae. Distribution: South America: Negro and Orinoco River basins (Venezuela and Brazil). Habitat: freshwater.

britzi, Priocharax Mattox [G. M. T.], Souza [C. S.], Toledo-Piza [M.] & Oliveira [C.] 2021:5, Figs. 1-6 [Neotropical Ichthyology v. 19 (no. 2): e210048; ref. 38426] Small lake approximately 400 m from the rio Ipixuna, after bridge crossing this river, on the right side of the Transamazônica Road (BR-230) going from Humaitá to Lábrea, upper Purus basin, Canutama, Amazonas, Brazil, 07°31'11.46"S, 63°20'59.58"W. Holotype: MZUSP 125822. Paratypes: LBP, MZUSP, UFRO. •Valid as Priocharax britzi Mattox, Souza, Toledo-Piza & Oliveira 2021 Current status: Valid as Priocharax britzi Mattox, Souza, Toledo-Piza & Oliveira 2021. Acestrorhynchidae: Heterocharacinae. Distribution: South America: Rio Ipixuna drainage, upper Purus basin, Amazonas, Brazil. Habitat: freshwater.

nanus, Priocharax Toledo-Piza [M.], Mattox [G. M. T.] & Britz [R.] 2014:231, Figs. 1-4 [Neotropical Ichthyology v. 12 (no. 2); ref. 33370] Amazonas, Santa Isabel do Rio Negro, rio Negro basin, lake at right bank of rio Urubaxi, near igarapé Tapage, Brazil, 0°33’44.2"S, 64°49’40.8"W. Holotype: MZUSP 114014. Paratypes: INPA 39891 (4); MZUSP 114015 (9, 3 c&s), 114016 (5, 2 c&s), 114017 (3), 114018 (11); USNM 427007 (4). •Valid as Priocharax nanus Toledo-Piza, Mattox & Britz 2014 -- (Mattox et al. 2020:432 [ref. 37712], Mattox et al. 2021:15 [ref. 38426]). Current status: Valid as Priocharax nanus Toledo-Piza, Mattox & Britz 2014. Acestrorhynchidae: Heterocharacinae. Distribution: South America: Rio Negro basin, Amazonas, Brazil. Habitat: freshwater.

pygmaeus, Priocharax Weitzman [S. H.] & Vari [R. P.] 1987:646, Fig. 6 [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 100 (no. 3); ref. 6055] Quebrada Pajarito, Amazonas, Colombia, about 4°41'S, 69°57'W. Holotype: NRM 15048. Paratypes: MBUCV-V-15342 (5), MZUSP 36498 (5), NRM 17593 (41, 4 c&s), USNM 278479 (36, 6 c&s). Type catalog: Vari & Howe 1991:34 [ref. 19022], Oyakawa 1996:488 [ref. 23140], Provenzano et al. 1998:14 [ref. 24196]. •Valid as Priocharax pygmaeus Weitzman & Vari 1987 -- (Géry & Römer 1997:70 [ref. 23712], Lucena & Menezes in Reis et al. 2003:204 [ref. 27061], Toledo-Piza et al. 2014:237 [ref. 33370], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:47 [ref. 35633], Mattox et al. 2020:432 [ref. 37712], Mattox et al. 2021:15 [ref. 38426], Meza-Vargas et al. 2021:19 [ref. 39298]). Current status: Valid as Priocharax pygmaeus Weitzman & Vari 1987. Acestrorhynchidae: Heterocharacinae. Distribution: South America: upper Amazon River basin (Colombia and Peru). Habitat: freshwater.

varii, Priocharax Mattox [G. M. T.], Souza [C. S.], Toledo-Piza [M.], Britz [R.] & Oliveira [C.] 2020:419, Figs. 1-4 [Vertebrate Zoology v. 70 (no. 3); ref. 37712] Rio Preto, approximately 12km south from road BR-364 before bridge crossing the river, Rio Jamari drainage, Candeias do Jamari, Rondônia, Brazil, 08°52'53.5"S, 63°37'50.8"W. Holotype: MZUSP 125786. Paratypes: LBP, MZUSP, UFRO. •Valid as Priocharax varii Mattox, Souza, Toledo-Piza, Britz & Oliveira 2020 -- (Mattox et al. 2021:15 [ref. 38426]). Current status: Valid as Priocharax varii Mattox, Souza, Toledo-Piza, Britz & Oliveira 2020. Acestrorhynchidae: Heterocharacinae. Distribution: South America: Rio Jamari drainage, Madeira basin, Rondônia, Brazil. Habitat: freshwater.


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