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AuthorsH. Nijssen, I.J.H. Isbrücker
TitleThe South American catfish genus Brochis Cope, 1872 (Pisces, Siluriformes, Callichthyidae)
JournalBeaufortia
Volume18
Year1970
Issue236
Pages151-168
ISSN0067-4745
AbstractExamination of the type specimens of Callichthys splendens Castelnau, 1855, Brochis coeruleus Cope, 1872 (type species of Brochis Cope, 1872), Brochis dipterus Cope, 1872, Corydoras semiscutatus Cope, 1872, Chaenothorax bicarinatus Cope, 1878 (type species of Chaenothorax Cope, 1878), and Chaenothorax eigenmanni Ellis, 1913, has demonstrated that they represent only one species: Brochis splendens. Callichthys taiosh Castelnau, 1855, also has to be considered a synonym of Brochis splendens. Chaenothorax multiradiatus Orcés-Villagomez, 1960, is a second species belonging to the genus Brochis.
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