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Taxonomic revision of the genus Atopomesus Myers , 1927 ( Characiformes : Characidae ) , with comments on its phylogenetic relationships

@inproceedings{Esgucero2016TaxonomicRO,
  title={Taxonomic revision of the genus Atopomesus Myers , 1927 ( Characiformes : Characidae ) , with comments on its phylogenetic relationships},
  author={A. L. H. Esgu{\'i}cero and R. Castro},
  year={2016}
}
The monotypic genus Atopomesus, a poorly known member of the family Characidae, is re-described. Atopomesus pachyodus is endemic to the Rio Negro basin, where it feeds on aquatic insect larvae, and seems to occur mostly in riverine sand banks and beaches. A. pachyodus was originally described as a member of the Characidae subfamily Cheirodontinae, but has been considered as an Characidae incertae sedis based on relatively superficial studies of its dentition and external morphology. However… Expand
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