Journal Article

First report of armoured catfishes Callichthyinae Bonapart, 1838 (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae) in the subterranean domain of northern and northeastern Brazil

Tencatt, L.F.C., dos Santos, B.F. and Bichuette, M.E.

Record Number:
3470
Year:
2017
Journal:
Checklist
Pages:
297-303
Volume:
13(4)
Abstract:
The first occurrence of the armored catfishes of the subfamily Callichthynae is reported in subterranean water bodies of northern and northeastern Brazil. The records include 3 species, each occurring in 1 of the 3 caves in the central and northeastern regions of Brazil: Callichthys callichthys from Casa do Caboclo cave, Sergipe state; Hoplosternum littorale from the Gruna da Lagoa do Meio, Bahia state; and Megalechis thoracata, from Casa de Pedra cave, Tocantins state. Keywords Camboat√°, cave, hypogean habitat, karstic areas, Neotropical region
Times Cited:
2
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