Ammoglanis multidentatus

Costa, Mattos and Santos 2019







Holotype: MNRJ 51340 17.6 mm SL.

Paratypes: MNRJ 51341 16.6 mm SL, UEFS 15195 (2) 17.3–18.7 mm SL, UFRJ 12088 19.7 mm SL, UFRJ 12089, (3) 16.9 – 19.3 mm SL.


Known only from the type locality: Rio Caldeirão, Rio Paraguaçu basin, Município de Lençóis, Estado da Bahia, Brazil (12°39′33″S, 41°22′13″W), altitude about 340m.


Interstitial (psammophilic).

Conservation Status


Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Costa, W.J.E.M. Journal Article 1994 A new genus and species of Sarcoglanidinae (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from the Araguaia basin, central Brazil, with notes on subfamilial phylogeny
de Pinna, M.C.C. and Winemiller, K.O. Journal Article 2000 A new species of Ammoglanis (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from Venezuela
Mattos, J.L.O., Costa W.J.E.M. and Gama, C. de S. Journal Article 2008 A new minature species of Ammoglanis (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from the Brazilian Amazon
Adriaens, D., Baskin, J.N. and Coppens, H. Book Section 2010 Evolutionary morphology of trichomycterid catfishes: about hanging on and digging in
Costa, W.J.E.M., Mattos, J.L.O. and Santos, A.C.A. Journal Article 2019 Ammoglanis multidentatus, a new miniature sanddwelling sarcoglanidine catfish with unique osteological features from northeastern Brazil (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae)
Henschel, E., Bragança, P.H.N., Rangel-Pereira, F. and Costa, W.J.E.M. Journal Article 2020 A new psammophilic species of the catfish genus Ammoglanis (Siluriformes, Trichomycteridae) from the Amazon River basin, northern Brazil
Henschel, E., Lujan, N.K. and Baskin, J.N. Journal Article 2020 Ammoglanis natgeorum, a new miniature pencil catfish (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from the lower Atabapo River, Amazonas, Venezuela