Aspistor parkeri

Alexandre P. Marceniuk & Naércio A. Menezes, 2007, Systematics of the family Ariidae (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes), with a redefinition of the genera., Zootaxa 1416, pp. 1-126: 24

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Aspistor parkeri


Aspistor parkeri  (Traill, 1832)

Silurus parkeri  ZBK  Traill, 1832: 380, pl. 6 (fig.1). Type locality: Guiana. Holotype: Unknown. 

Arius quadriscutis  ZBK  Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840b: 111. Type locality: Surinam. Syntypes: MNHN A-9402, B-0596, B-0613; RMNH 3049, 3050. 

Distribution: North Eastern South America.

Countries: Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana and Brazil.

Habitat: Marine and brackish waters.

Maximum size: 500 mm TL.

Material examined: FMNH 52850 (5 al, 282-305 mm TL), Guyana, Georgetown market   ; MZUSP 87697 (1 c&s), Brazil, Sergipe  ; MZUSP 87698 (1 c&s), Brazil, Sergipe  ; MZUSP 52840 (1 al), Brazil, Maranhão, Sao Luis , ilha de Sao Luis , rio Curuca   .