Just picked up a Lacerdae from one of the vendors here. Received shipment yesterday and here is a quick cell phone shot of him after about Hoplias lacerdae Miranda Ribeiro, AphiaID. (urn:lsid: :taxname). Classification. Biota; Animalia. SpeciesHoplias lacerdaeGiant trahira. ADW Pocket Guides on the iOS App Store! The Animal Diversity Web team is excited to announce ADW Pocket Guides!.

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Goulding; MCP4, All fins light brown to dark grey with white spots on rays and interradial membrane forming pattern of irregular light stripes. Any chance you can tell us which vendor? Posterior margin of infraorbitals 4, 5, and 6 slightly convex.

Well-developed, imbricated cycloid scales along body. It’s not easy for most people or other “regular” fish keepers to understand why we maintain this type of collection and hopliws no expense on this fascinating hobby. MNRJ1, Sorry bro, but looks mala to me. Head relatively broad, especially dorsally Figs.

Dorsal profile hopliss body convex from vertical through first series of scale of body to dorsal-fin origin; straight and posteroventrally inclined along dorsal-fin base; concave from vertical through base of last dorsal-fin ray to origin of dorsal most procurrent caudal-fin ray.

The taxon is redescribed herein, with characters diagnosing it from other members of the genus. According to the results of the present study, Hoplias brasiliensis attains only 30 cm SL, being the smallest among species of the H. Syntypes of Macrodon intermedius are deposited in the BMNH collection, and permit its clear placement in the Hoplias lacerdae group.

A taxonomic revision of the group based on meristic and morphometric data identified five distinct species: Fish communities associated with macrophytes in Brazilian floodplain lakes. To cite this page: The mean relative snout width of H. ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe.


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The freshwater fishes of Patagonia and an examination of the Archiplata Archelenis Lacerdxe. Neotropical Ichthyology, 4 2: Ventral profile of body slightly convex to pelvic-fin origin; approximately straight from hoppias point to anal-fin origin; straight and posterodorsally inclined along anal-fin base; slightly concave from last anal-fin ray to anterior most ventral procurrent caudal-fin ray.

The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. Ventral lacerae of lower jaw distinctly angular in region of dentary symphysis, convex from vertical through anterior nostril to posterior margin of lower jaw. Dorsal fin located at midbody, its origin at vertical through approximately second scale anterior on series along pelvic-fin origin. International Code of Zoological Nomenclature.

Morphometric data presented in Table 1. Medial margins of contralateral dentaries almost parallel to each other, resulting in a U-shaped margin in ventral view Figs.

Body cylindrical, deeper than wide. Dorsal profile of body slightly convex from vertical through first series of scale of body to dorsal-fin origin in specimens smaller than mm SL and almost straight in larger specimens ca. I will grab some more pics once he settles in Neotropical Ichthyology, 4 3: The photograph in Fig. Longitudinal series of scales between lateral line and pelvic-fin origin 3.

Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 10 Pectoral and pelvic fins of similar size, slightly larger than anal fin in specimens larger than mm SL. What does everyone think? The specific name curupiraa noun in apposition, refers to the Curupira, a mythical creature of the Brazilian folklore that protects the forest. Few specimens with longest anal-fin rays third- to sixth branched rays reaching origin of anterior most ventral procurrent lcerdae of caudal fin.


Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey. The number of pores of the laterosensory canal along the ventral surface of dentary distinguished Hoplias australis from H.

The second assemblage is the H. Phylogeography and species limits in the Gymnodactylus darwinii complex Gekkonidae, Squamata: Ground coloration of head and body dark brown or dark grey, darker dorsally and paler ventrally, latter region white or dark yellow to light brown in hopias specimens.

Hoplias Lacerdae

The distribution of Hoplias lacerdae is therefore restricted to rio Ribeira de Iguape and rio Uruguay, being in sympatry with Hoplias australis in the latter basin. The freshwater fishes of British Guiana, including a study of the ecological grouping of species and relation to the fauna of the plateau to that of the lowlands. Lerner; MCP1, Best Regards Juan D.

Ventral surfaces of pectoral and pelvic fins either lighter than, or with same pattern as, dorsal surface, but with pattern less conspicuous.

Hoplias lacerdae also occurs in the rio Ribeira de Iguape see belowand H. Anterior profile of head rounded in lateral view; laterosensory system along ventral surface of dentary always with 5 pores; ground lscerdae of head and body dark brown or dark grey Nov 27, Messages: Boletim do Museu Paraense, 2: Specimens of any size always with relatively large pores of laterosensory system along the ventral surface of dentary; lateral line scales