Extension of the distribution of <em>Megalechis thoracata</em> (Valenciennes, 1840) (Siluriformes, Callichthyidae) to the basin of the Itapecuru River, northeastern Brazil
Check List 13(4): 327-330, doi: 10.15560/13.4.327
Extension of the distribution of Megalechis thoracata (Valenciennes, 1840) (Siluriformes, Callichthyidae) to the basin of the Itapecuru River, northeastern Brazil
expand article infoRenato Corrêia Lima, Maria Histelle Sousa do Nascimento, José Luís Olivan Birindelli§, Maria Claudene Barros, Elmary da Costa Fraga
‡ Universidade Estadual do Maranhão, Caxias, Brazil§ Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
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Abstract
The geographic distribution of Megalechis thoracata is extended to the basin of the Itapecuru River, based on a specimen collected in the Soledade stream, a tributary of the Itapecuru, located in the Inhamum Municipal Environmental Protection Area in Maranhão, Brazil.
Keywords
Palm swamp; stream; Callichthyinae; Cerrado; Maranhão