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Parotocinclus  Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1889
Taxonomic Serial No.: 639108

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderSiluriformes  – silures, catfishes  
                               FamilyLoricariidae Rafinesque, 1815 – suckermouth armored catfishes, suckermouth catfishes, loricariidés, plecóstomas, armored catfishes  
                                  SubfamilyHypoptopomatinae Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1890 – armored catfishes  
                                     GenusParotocinclus Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1889  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Parotocinclus amazonensis Garavello, 1977  
                                        Species Parotocinclus aripuanensis Garavello, 1988  
                                        Species Parotocinclus bahiensis (Miranda Ribeiro, 1918)  
                                        Species Parotocinclus britskii Boeseman, 1974  
                                        Species Parotocinclus cearensis Garavello, 1977  
                                        Species Parotocinclus cesarpintoi Miranda Ribeiro, 1939  
                                        Species Parotocinclus collinsae Schmidt and Ferraris, 1985  
                                        Species Parotocinclus cristatus Garavello, 1977  
                                        Species Parotocinclus doceanus (Miranda Ribeiro, 1918)  
                                        Species Parotocinclus eppleyi Schaefer and Provenzano R., 1993  
                                        Species Parotocinclus haroldoi Garavello, 1988  
                                        Species Parotocinclus jimi Garavello, 1977  
                                        Species Parotocinclus jumbo Britski and Garavello, 2002  
                                        Species Parotocinclus longirostris Garavello, 1988  
                                        Species Parotocinclus maculicauda (Steindachner, 1877)  
                                        Species Parotocinclus minutus Garavello, 1977  
                                        Species Parotocinclus planicauda Garavello and Britski, 2003  
                                        Species Parotocinclus polyochrus Schaefer, 1988  
                                        Species Parotocinclus prata Ribeiro, Melo and Pereira, 2002  
                                        Species Parotocinclus spilosoma (Fowler, 1941)  
                                        Species Parotocinclus spilurus (Fowler, 1941)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 08-Apr-2005, website (version 05-Apr-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Reference for: Parotocinclus   
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Parotocinclus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Reference for: Parotocinclus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Parotocinclus   

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