Metadata

Trichomycterus spectrum

DoNascimiento and Prada-Pedreros 2020

Trichomycterus spectrum
Trichomycterus spectrum is very troglomorphic. Three views of one of the paratypes. Photo by Carlos DoNascimiento
ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
SiluriformesLoricarioideiTrichomycteridae

Synonyms

None.

Country

Colombia

Types

Holotype: MPUJ 4190 131.9 mm SL

Paratypes. IAvH-P 14049 (ex MPUJ 2509) 105.1 mm SL, MBUCV-V-35653 110.1 mm SP, MBUCV-CT-1048 86.4 mm SL, MPUJ 2509 57.5–112.9 mm SL.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality: Alejo cave which drains to Arroyo Los Pozones, a tributary of the río Ranchería basin, which empties into the Caribbean Sea, in the northeastern coast of Colombia.

Conservation Status

TLO [NE]

Key References

DoNascimiento, C. and Prada-Pedreros, S. Journal Article 2020 A new troglomorphic species of Trichomycterus (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from northeastern Colombia, with proposal of a new Trichomycterus subclade and remarks on some nominal species from Colombia