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Type: Correspondence
Published: 2022-05-20
Page range: 597-599
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Notes on the skeletal anatomy of Priocharax ariel Weitzman & Vari, 1987 with implications for its taxonomy (Teleostei: Characiformes)

Laboratório de Ictiologia de Sorocaba, Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, 18052-780, Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brazil.
Department of Ecology and Conservation Biology and Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA.
Senckenberg Natural History Collections Dresden, Museum of Zoology, 01109, Dresden, Germany.
Pisces Teleostei Characiformes


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