Satyrichthys

Kawai, Toshio, 2013, Revision of the peristediid genus Satyrichthys (Actinopterygii: Teleostei) with the description of a new species, S. milleri sp. nov., Zootaxa 3635 (4), pp. 419-438: 420

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3635.4.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:CEB61FC1-DF5A-44C3-9241-89B9127311FC

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FB87C2-FF99-FFDE-7CEF-FA4C03F5F810

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scientific name

Satyrichthys
status

 

Key to the species of Satyrichthys  

1 Number of lip barbels 2 (rarely 1)......................................................................... 2

- Number of lip barbels 3 or 4 (rarely 5).................................................................... 4

2 Longest (filamentous) barbel relatively short (6.8 % SL); number of chin barbels 1 ......................... S. longiceps  

- Longest (filamentous) barbel relatively long (12.0– 23.1 % SL); number of chin barbels 0 or 2 (rarely 1)................. 3

3 Dusky small spots along the base of dorsal fin; number of chin barbels 0 (rarely 1)......................... S. clavilapis  

- Dusky small spots scattered on head, body and dorsal fin; number of chin barbels 2 (rarely 1)................... S. rieffeli  

4 Antrose spines absent on upper lateral row of posterior bony plates ( Fig. 2 View FIGURE 2 A); equilateral-triangular rostral projection.............................................................................................. S. milleri   sp. nov.

- Antrose spines present on upper lateral row of posterior bony plates ( Fig. 2 View FIGURE 2 B); stick-like rostral projection............... 5

5 Parietal bones unequal in size on midline (left side bone either shorter than or longer than that of right side: Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 A).................................................................................................... S. laticeps  

- Parietal bones of each side equal in size on midline ( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 B)................................................... 6

6 No spots on dorsal fin; number of lip barbels 3 and chin 0 (rarely 2).................................. S. moluccensis  

- Many spots on spinous dorsal fin; number of lip barbels 4 and chin 3 ....................................... S. welchi