Metadata

Typhlobelus auriculatus

de Pinna and Zuanon 2013

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILYSUB-FAMILY
SiluriformesLoricarioideiTrichomycteridaeGlanapteryginae

Synonyms

None.

Country

Brazil

Types

Holotype INPA 12929, 29.8 mm SL.

Paratypes.

INPA 36118, 3 (1 CS), 19.6-25.9 mm SL

MZUSP 109847, 4 (1 CS, 1 SEM), 22.6 28.2 mm SL.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality: Rio Xingu at Arroz Cru, near Senador José Porfirio, Brazil (03°25'16"S, 51°55'08"W). At this locality this species was found to coexist in the sedimant with Typhlbelus ternetzi and Typhlobelus macromycterus (de Pinna and Zuanon 2013).

Conservation Status

TLO [NE]

Key References

Fernández, L. and Schaefer, S.A. Journal Article 2009 Relationships among the Neotropical Candirus (Trichomycteridae, Siluriformes) and the evolution of parasitism based on analysis of mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences
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 Zuanon, J. Journal Article 2013 The genus Typhlobelus: Monophyly and taxonomy, with description of a new species with a unique pseudotympanic structure (Teleostei: Trichomycteridae)