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Description of a new species of Cyphocharax (Characiformes: Curimatidae) from the lower Rio Tapajos, Brazil

Grant number: 16/04821-7
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): October 01, 2016
Effective date (End): September 30, 2017
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Zoology - Taxonomy of Recent Groups
Principal Investigator:Flávio César Thadeo de Lima
Grantee:Gustavo Ceolin Bortolo
Host Institution: Instituto de Biologia (IB). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:11/51532-7 - Systematics of tetras (genera Hemigrammus, Hyphessobrycon, Thayeria, Parapristella, and Bryconella), with emphasis on the species from the northern cis-andean South America., AP.JP


The description of a new species of Cyphocharax from rio Tapajós basin will be prepared. This new species, identified by the advisor from specimens recently collected in tributaries of the lower rio Tapajós, near Santarém, Pará state. The present project will allow an adequate initial training in taxonomy and related topics to the student chosen to conduct the project. (AU)

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(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
BORTOLO, GUSTAVO C.; LIMA, FLAVIO C. T.; MELO, BRUNO F.. A New Cyphocharax from the Lower Rio Tapajos, Amazon Basin, Brazil (Characiformes: Curimatidae). Copeia, v. 106, n. 2, p. 346-352, . (16/11313-8, 16/04821-7, 13/20936-0, 11/51532-7, 14/26508-3)

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