Overview

Distribution

South America: Upper Amazon River basin.
  • Reis, R.E. 2003 Subfamily Stethaprioninae (Silver dollar tetras). p. 209-211. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 36891)
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Upper Amazon River basin: Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

8.4 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36891))
  • Reis, R.E. 2003 Subfamily Stethaprioninae (Silver dollar tetras). p. 209-211. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 36891)
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Type Information

Paratype for Brachychalcinus nummus Bohlke
Catalog Number: USNM 164058
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Radiograph
Collector(s): J. Olalla
Year Collected: 1951
Locality: Ecuador: Prov. Napo-Pastaza, Rio Pucuno, Trib. Rio Suno Pucuno Enters Suno At 0 46' S, 77 12' W, Ecuador, South America
  • Paratype: Bohlke, J. E. 1958. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 110: 74, pl. 4.
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Holotype for Brachychalcinus nummus Bohlke
Catalog Number: USNM 164019
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Radiograph
Collector(s): R. Olalla
Year Collected: 1954
Locality: Ecuador: Prov. Napo-Pastaza, Chicherota, Near Mouth Rio Bobonaza, Ecuador, South America
  • Holotype: Bohlke, J. E. 1958. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 110: 74, pl. 4.
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Paratype for Brachychalcinus nummus Bohlke
Catalog Number: USNM 164069
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Radiograph
Collector(s): M. Olalla
Year Collected: 1952
Locality: Ecuador: Prov. Napo-Pastaza, Rio Tutapishco, Suno R. Near Loreto Situated At 0 38' S, 77 19' W, Ecuador, South America
  • Paratype: Bohlke, J. E. 1958. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 110: 74, pl. 4.
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Paratype for Brachychalcinus nummus Bohlke
Catalog Number: USNM 175141
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): R. Olalla
Year Collected: 1954
Locality: Ecuador, Prov. Napo-Pastaza Chichirota, Near Mouth Rio Bobonaza, Ecuador, South America
  • Paratype: Bohlke, J. E. 1958. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 110: 74, pl. 4.
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Paratype for Brachychalcinus nummus Bohlke
Catalog Number: USNM 164044
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Radiograph
Collector(s): M. Olalla
Year Collected: 1948
Locality: Ecuador: Prov. Napo-Pastaza, Rio Villano, Upper Curaray, Near Villano, Ecuador, South America
  • Paratype: Bohlke, J. E. 1958. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 110: 74, pl. 4.
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Paratype for Brachychalcinus nummus Bohlke
Catalog Number: USNM 164059
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Radiograph
Collector(s): M. Olalla
Year Collected: 1950
Locality: Ecuador: Prov. Napo-Pastaza, Rio Pucuno, Trib. Rio Suno, Pucuno Enters Suno At 0 46' S, 77 12' W, Ecuador, South America
  • Paratype: Bohlke, J. E. 1958. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 110: 74, pl. 4.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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