Glanapteryx anguilla

Myers 1927





Brazil, Venezuela


Only a holotype has been assigned: CAS 56048 [ex IU 17700]


Type locality: Rapids of São Gabriel, Rio Negro system, Brazil. Also known from the Negro and Orinoco River basins: Brazil and Venezuela.



Conservation Status


Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Myers, G.S. Journal Article 1927 Descriptions of new South American fresh-water fishes collected by Dr. Carl Ternetz
de Pinna, M.C.C. Journal Article 1989 Redescription of Glanapteryx anguilla, with notes on the phylogeny of Glanapteryginae (Silurformes: Trichomycteridae)
Nico, L.G. and de Pinna, M.C.C. Journal Article 1996 Confirmation of Glanapteryx anguilla (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae in the Orinoco River basin. with notes on the distribution and habitats of Glanapteryginae
de Pinna, M.C.C. Journal Article 1998 A new species of the catfish genus Glanapteryx (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae)
Baskin, J.N., de Pinna, M.C.C., Provenzano, F. and Schaefer, S.A. Journal Article 2004 Anatomical features of Neotropical glanapterygine catfishes from the interstitial sand environment of the Amazon-Orinoco system
Schaefer, S.A., Provenzano, F., de Pinna, M.C.C. and Baskin, J.N. Journal Article 2005 New and noteworthy Venezuelen glanapterygine catfishes (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae), with a discusssion of their biogeography and psammophily
Giere, O Book 2009 Meiobenthology. The microscopic motile fauna of aquatic sediments
Adriaens, D., Baskin, J.N. and Coppens, H. Book Section 2010 Evolutionary morphology of trichomycterid catfishes: about hanging on and digging in