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Barbo spagnolo,

Luciobarbus bocagei (Steindachner, 1864)


Nomi comuni esteri - Spagnolo - Barbo común, Barbo arrunta. Portoghese - Barbo-comum, Barbo do Norte. Inglese - Iberian barbel. Repubblica Ceca - Parma Bocageho. Estonia - Bocage`i haugparrak.


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Luciobarbus bocagei (Steindachner, 1864). Cat. Poissons Portugal 3. Sinonimo senior, nuova nomenclatura, nomenclatura ICZN valida.

Barbus bocagei Steindachner, 1864. "Catalogue préliminaire des poissons d'eau douce de Portugal, conservés au Muséum d'Histoire naturelle de Lisbonne." Académie Royale des Sciences, Lisbonne, Cat. Poissons Portugal 1-3; 3. Catalogo: Conci & Michelangeli 1974:223. Compare con maggiori dettagli in Steindachner 1865:1. Anche in Steindachner 1866:7. Sinonimo senior, combinazione originale, nomenclatura ICZN non valida. Opinioni - Nomenclatura specifica valida come Barbus bocagei Steindachner 1864, secondo Kottelat 1997:48, Bianco 1998:127, Miranda & Escala 2000:197, Tsignenopoulos & Berrebi 2000:169, Almaça & Banarescu & Bogutskaya 2003:99. Nomenclatura specifica valida come Luciobarbus bocagei (Steindachner, 1864) secondo Kottelat, M. & J. Freyhof, 2007, Levin et al. 2012:544, Doadrio et al. 2016:4, Doadrio et al. 2016:5. Località tipo: Portogallo Tipo: nessuno. Sintipi: (molti) MSNM 17 [ex MSNM 4657 and ex NMW] (1) Zamora; NMW 3362-68 (7), 5311 (1), 5876 (1), 18580 (2), 53763 (2), 53779-88 (2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 4, 1), 53791-803 (1, 1, 11, 1, 2, 2, 1, 3, 1, 1, 2, 1), 53804-19 (33 spec., 16 lotti), 53820 (?), 53812-23 (4, 1, 1), 53825 (?), 53826 (?), più altri ancora al NMW.

Barbus barbus bocagei Steindachner, 1864. Cat. Poissons Portugal 3. Sinonimo senior, cambio di grado, nomenclatura ICZN non valida.



Fonti bibliografiche principali - I. Doadrio, Atlas y Libro Rojo de los Peces Continentales de España, ed. I. Doadrio, Madrid 2002.



Distribuzione di Luciobarbus bocagei secondo IUCN


Specie endemica della penisola Iberica. Si incontra nei bacini dei fiumi Tago, Duero, e Limia. B. bocagei fu citato da Steindachner (1866) come presente nel fiume Miño ma, attualmente, non risulta presente in tale bacino.


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