Metadata

Typhlobelus guacamaya

Schaefer, Provenzano, de Pinna and Baskin 2005

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILYSUB-FAMILY
SiluriformesLoricarioideiTrichomycteridaeGlanapteryginae

Synonyms

None.

Country

Venezuela

Types

Holotype: MBUCV-V-30916.

Paratypes: AMNH 232974 (3, 1 c&s), 233711 (2); MBUCV-V-29904 (3), 30006 (1); MZUSP 81770 (3).

Distribution

Río Cuao at Raudal Guacamaya, 8.1 miles upstream from Raudal El Danto, Estado Amazonas, Venezuela (5°07.71'N, 67°31.63'W).

Habitat

Interstitial.

Conservation Status

[NE]

Museum Holdings

As above plus: AMNH 232994 (Fernandez and Schaeder 2009)

Internet Resources

Genbank 12S

Genbank 16S

Genbank ND4

Key References

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
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