Tometes trilobatus

The Tometes trilobatus lives in the pelagic, freshwater environment.

- Tometes trilobatus is a species different of Myleus setiger. Tometes is a kind close to Mylesinus, Ossubtus and sub-genus Myleus (Myleus) with which it shares several single characters at Serrasalminae. More

Tometes trilobatus, type-species of Tometes, was placed in synonymy with Myleus setiger since its description in 1850. Tometes was thus considered by authors as synonym of Myleus. Recently, we could show that Myleus setiger, type-species of Myleus, was different from Tometes trilobatus. More

Tometes trilobatus Valenciennes, 1850, type-species of Tometes Valenciennes (Characidae: Serrasalminae) Auteur(s) / Author(s) JEGU Michel (1) ; MENDES DOS SANTOS Geraldo (2) ; KEITH Philippe (3) ; LE BAIL Pierre-Yves (4) ; Affiliation(s) du ou des More

Tometes trilobatus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1850 References Expert(s): Expert: Notes: Reference for: Other Source(s): Source: Catalog of Fishes, More

Common names

Pacu in Portuguese (Português)
Pacu cana in Portuguese (Português)

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Mylesinus
Species : Tometes trilobatus
Authority : Valenciennes, 1850