Hypostomus macushi Armbruster & de Souza, 2005

Collins, Rupert A., Duarte Ribeiro, Emanuell, Nogueira Machado, Valeria, Hrbek, Tomas & Farias, Izeni Pires, 2015, A preliminary inventory of the catfishes of the lower Rio Nhamunda, Brazil (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes), Biodiversity Data Journal 3, pp. 4162-4162: 4162

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Hypostomus macushi Armbruster & de Souza, 2005


Hypostomus macushi Armbruster & de Souza, 2005 


Type status: Other material. Occurrence: catalogNumber: 46973; recordedBy: Valéria Nogueira Machado; Emanuell Duarte Ribeiro; Rupert A. Collins; individualCount: 1; otherCatalogNumbers: UFAM:CTGA:14425; associatedSequences: KP772585; Taxon: scientificName: Hypostomus macushi Armbruster & de Souza, 2005; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Chordata; class: Actinopterygii; order: Siluriformes; family: Loricariidae; genus: Hypostomus; specificEpithet: macushi; scientificNameAuthorship: Armbruster & de Souza, 2005; Location: country: Brazil; stateProvince: Pará; locality: Lower Nhamunda River ; decimalLatitude: -1.71782; decimalLongitude: -57.36856; geodeticDatum: WGS84; Identification: identifiedBy: Rupert A. Collins; Cláudio H. Zawadzki; Event: eventDate: 2013-11; Record Level: institutionCode: INPA; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimenGoogleMaps 


Identification to species level follows Armbruster (2003b) and Armbruster and de Souza (2005) based on the following characters: dentaries forming angle of < 80°; spoon-shaped teeth (although not fully formed in this small specimen); widely-spaced large black spots on a light background; and a lack of longitudinal dark stripes.

One individual was caught by hand from woody substrates at the margin of the main river (sampling site NH08). An example of a live specimen is pictured in Fig. 19.