Metadata

Ituglanis boticario

Rizzato and Bichuette 2015

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
SiluriformesLoricarioideiTrichomycteridae

Synonyms

None.

Country

Brazil

Types

Holotype: LIRP-11009, 69.7 mm SL.

Paratypes: LIRP-11010, 47.1-68.9 mm SL; LESCI-00223, 71.1 mm SL; LESCI-00228, 76.5 mm; LIRP-11011, 29,1-62,8 mm SL; LIRP-11012, 53.9 mm SL;

LESCI-00041, 46.1 mm SL; LIRP-11013.

Distribution

Type locality: Gruna da Tarimba cave system, upper Tocantins River Basin, Mambai, Goias, Brazil (14°24’42.9"S, 46° 10’29.7"W), elevation 742 m.

Known also from Nova Esperança Cave in the same area.

Conservation Status

[NE]

Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Rizzato, P.P. and Bichuette, M.E. Journal Article 2014 Ituglanis boticario, a new troglomorphic catfish (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from Mambai karst area, central Brazil