Metadata

Trichomycterus donascimientoi

Castellanos-Morales 2018

Trichomycterus donascimientoi
Trichomycterus donascimientoi. Photograph by Cesar Casellanos-Morales. Click for full screen view.
ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
SiluriformesLoricarioideiTrichomycteridae

Synonyms

None.

Country

Colombia

Types

Holotype: CAC-CDMB 224 78.0 mm SL. Paratypes: CAC-CDMB 225 (4, 55–76.5 mm SL), CAR 780 (2, 34.2– 66.5), IAvH-P 16143 (2, 48.8–68.4 mm SL), ICN–MHN 21744, (2, 46.4–79.9 mm SL), MLS 1578 (1, 66.4 mm SL) UIS-T-2294 (1, 59.1 mm SL).

Distribution

Known only from the type locailty: Cueva de Gedania, vereda Casas Blancas, 6 km South of town near quebrada La Gran Curí, middle Suárez River drainage, Magdalena River system, Municipio La Paz, Departamento de Santander, ,Colombia (06°08’07.9” N 73°35’50.4” W, elevation 1871 m).

Conservation Status

[NE]

Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Castellanos-Morales, C.A. Journal Article 2018 A new species of cave catfish, genus Trichomycterus (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae), from the Magdalena River system, Cordillera Oriental, Colombia