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A new species of Rineloricaria (Siluriformes: Loricariidae: Loricariinae) from rio Daraá, rio Negro basin, Amazon, Brazil
(Sociedade Brasileira de Ictiologia, 2008)
Rineloricaria daraha, new species, is described from the rio Daraá, tributary of rio Negro, northwestern Amazonas State, Brazil. The new species is diagnosed by having seven branched pectoral-fin rays, finger-like papillae ...
Gross brain morphology of the armoured catfish Rineloricaria heteroptera, Isbrücker and Nijssen (1976), (Siluriformes: Loricariidae: Loricariinae): A descriptive and quantitative approach
The gross morphology of the brain of Rineloricaria heteroptera and its relation to the sensory/behavioural ecology of the species is described and discussed. The sexual and ontogenetic intraspecific variation in the whole ...
Using Different Methods to Access the Difficult Task of Delimiting Species in a Complex Neotropical Hyperdiverse Group
(Public Library Science, 2015-09-02)
The genus Rineloricaria is a Neotropical freshwater fish group with a long and problematic taxonomic history, attributed to the large number of species and the pronounced similarity among them. In the present work, taxonomic ...
Taxonomia e filogenia das espécies de Dasyloricaria Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1979 (Siluriformes: loricariidae)
(Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do SulPorto Alegre, 2012)
Foram realizadas a revisão taxonômica e uma análise filogenética do gênero Dasyloricaria. Este grupo de cascudos pertence à família Loricariidae, subfamília Loricariinae e a sua distribuição é estritamente Transandina. ...
Molecular phylogeny of the highly diversified catfish subfamily Loricariinae (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) reveals incongruences with morphological classification
(Elsevier B. V., 2015-10-26)
The Loricariinae belong to the Neotropical mailed catfish family Loricariidae, the most species-rich catfish family. Among loricariids, members of the Loricariinae are united by a long and flattened caudal peduncle and the ...
Molecular systematics of the armored neotropical catfish subfamily Neoplecostominae (Siluriformes: Loricariidae)
(Magnolia Press, 2012-07-17)
Morphological and molecular studies in the family Loricariidae have revealed that the relationships among its members are not yet well resolved, and the present study was conducted with the main objective of improving our ...