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A new species of Hisonotus Siluriformes Loricariidae Hypoptopomatinae from the Laguna dos Patos basin, southern Brazil

Carvalho, T.P.; Pablo, L.A.; Pereira, E.H.L.; Reis, R.E.



ISSN/ISBN: 0045-8511
DOI: 10.1643/ci-07-130
Accession: 037384934

Hisonotus armatus, a new hypoptopomatine species, is described from the Laguna dos Patos basin, Rio Grande do Sul State, southern Brazil. The new species is distinguished from other Hisonotus species by aspects of the morphology of the rostral plate, the arrangement of abdominal plates, and the caudal-fin color pattern.

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