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Acestridium
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treatment citation Michael E. Retzer, 2005, Description of a new species of Acestridium (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from Colombia., Zootaxa 972, pp. 1-6: 1
publication ID z00972p001
link to original citation http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:6CADD309-4039-4509-A240-825A33525637
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persistent identifier http://treatment.plazi.org/id/E09CC408-5EAA-EB61-20CF-136430513612
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[[ Genus Acestridium ]]

The Neotropical catfish genus Acestridium (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) is currently represented by three species with general distributions in the middle and upper Orinoco, Casiquiare, and Rio Negro basins of Venezuela and Brazil (Retzer et al., 1999). Recently, a previously unknown collection of Acestridium was discovered at the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Further examination of these specimens in a single lot revealed the specimens to represent an undescribed species and the first record of Acestridium in Colombia.

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