Diplomystidae

Diplomystidae

[‚dip·lō′mis·tə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of catfishes in the suborder Siluroidei confined to the waters of Chile and Argentina.
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1Karyotypes of the most primitive catfishes (Teleostei: Siluriformas: Diplomystidae) H, J.
Preferencias de habitat de peces siluriformes de aguas continentales de Chile (Familia Diplomystidae y Trichomycteridae), Stud.
Dentro de este grupo, la Familia Diplomystidae esta considerada como la mas primitiva del orden Siluroidei y comparte caracteres con teleosteos primitivos (Arratia, 1987; de Pirma, 1998).
Arratia G (1987) Description of the primitive familiy Diplomystidae (Siluriformes, Teleostei, Pisces): morphology, taxonomy and phylogenetic implications.
Lundberg J, Berra T, Friel J (2004) First description of small juvenile of the primitive catfish Diplomystes (Silunformes: Diplomystidae).
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