Stauroglanis gouldingi

de Pinna 1989







Holotype: MZUSP 31088, 23.3 mm SL

Paratype: MZUSP 30411, 23.8 mm SL


Type locality: Brazil, Estado do Amazonas, Rio Daraa (Rio Negro drainage system), Cachoeira do Aracu, near waterfall.

Also known from: Brazil, Estado do Amazonas, Rio Negro, Island of Cumuru, near Rio Arirara; lake on island, muddy beach.

Conservation Status


Museum Holdings

LBP3159 (Fernandez et al. 2020)

UFRJ11179 (Fernandez et al. 2020)

Internet Resources

Genbank 16S (Fernandez et al. 2020)

Genbank COI (Fernandez et al. 2020)

Genbank CYB (Fernandez et al. 2020)

Genbank MYH6 (Fernandez et al. 2020)

Genbank ND4 (Fernandez et al. 2020)

Genbank MYH6

Genbank CYB

Genbank 16S

Genbank LSU RNA

Genbank COI

Genbank MYH6

Genbank COI

Key References

de Pinna, M.C.C. Journal Article 1989 A new scarcoglanidine catfish, phylogeny of its subfamily, and an appraisal of the phyletic status of the Trichomycterinae (Teleostei, Trichomycteridae)
Zuanon, J. and Sazima, I. Journal Article 2004 Natural history of Stauroglanis gouldingi (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae), a miniature sand-dwelling candiru from central Amazonian streamlets
Zuanon, J., Bockmann, F.A. and Sazima, I. Journal Article 2006 A remarkable sand-dwelling fish assemblage from central Amazonia, with comments on the evolution of psammophily in South American freshwater fishes
Adriaens, D., Baskin, J.N. and Coppens, H. Book Section 2010 Evolutionary morphology of trichomycterid catfishes: about hanging on and digging in
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