Sciades assimilis

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: 104

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Sciades assimilis
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Sciades assimilis  ( Günther, 1864)

Arius assimilis  ZBK  Günther, 1864: 146. Type locality: Lake Izabal , Guatemala. Holotype: BMNH 1864.1.26.98. 

Distribution: Western Central America.

Countries: Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.

Habitat: Predominantly freshwater, but also in brackish water.

Maximum size: 350 mm TL.

Material examined: AMNH 35070 (6 al, 146-260 mm TL) (1 c&s), Guatemala, Izabal, rio Nimblaja, 1 km above mouth into rio Sarstum   ; FMNH 103770 (3 al, 300-343 mm TL), Belize, Belizean Beach, 4.5 miles on western Highway   ; UMMZ 197214 (7 al, 184-252 mm TL) (1 c&s), Guatemala, Izabal, rio Nimblaja, 1 km above mouth in rio Sarstun, 3.5 km (by air) east of Modesto Mendez, elev ca 2 m, Atlantic dr   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Cerambycidae

Genus

Sciades