Metadata

Pygidianops cuao

Schaefer, Provenzano, de Pinna and Baskin 2005

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILYSUB-FAMILY
SiluriformesLoricarioideiTrichomycteridaeGlanapteryginae

Synonyms

None.

Country

Venezuela

Types

Holotype: MBUCV-V-30917

Paratypes:AMNH 232970 (23), 232978 (11), 232933 (4), 233036 (6); MBUCV-V-29843 (1), 29922 (10), 29933 (4), 29977 (3), 29997 (7), 30105 (4); MZUSP 82104 (3)

Distribution

Río Cuao at Raudal Guacamaya, 8.1 miles upstream from Raudal El Danto, Estado Amazonas, Venezuela (5°07.71'N, 67°31.53'W).

Habitat

Interstitial.

Conservation Status

[NE]

Key References

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
Adriaens, D., Baskin, J.N. and Coppens, H. Book Section 2010 Evolutionary morphology of trichomycterid catfishes: about hanging on and digging in
de Pinna, M.C.C. and Kirovsky, A.L. Journal Article 2011 A new species od sand-dwelling catfish, with a phylogenetic diagnosis of Pygidianops Myers (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae: Glanapteryginae)
Carvalho, M.R., Zuanon, J. and Ferreira, E.J.G. Journal Article 2013 Diving in the sand: The natural history of Pygidianops amphioxus (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae), a minature catfish of Central Amazonian streams in Brazil
Fernandez, L., Arroyave, J. and Schaefer, S.A. Journal Article 2021 Emerging patterns in phylogenetic studies of trichomycterid catfishes (Teleostei, Siluriformes) and the contribution of Andean diversity