Metadata

Aspidoras psammatides

Britto, Lima and Santo 2005

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
SiluriformesLoricarioideiCallichthyidae

Synonyms

None.

Country

Brazil

Types

Holotype: MNRJ 28407 25.7 mm SL.

Paratypes: MNRJ 21269 (51, 15.4-27.8 mm SL), MZUSP 67194 (20, 17.1-27.6 mm SL), MNRJ 21270 (26, 15.9-30.4 mm SL), MZUSP 67195 (20, 16.6-31.0 mm SL), MNRJ 21708 (7, 14.4-21-2 mm SL), MNRJ 21709 (50, 15.0-28.4 mm SL), MNRJ 21710 (18, 16.7-24.9 mm SL), MNRJ 21711 (47, 16.5-27.9 mm SL), MNRJ 21712 (1, 23.2 mm SL).

Distribution

Type locality: rio Caldeirão, município de Lençóis,Estado da Bahia, Brazil (12º39’33"S 41º22’12"W)

Known also from: Brazil, Estado da Bahia, rio Capivara (12º37’19"S 41º22’35"), rio Roncador (12º42’01"S 41º21’26), rio Caldeirão (12º39’33"S), rio Ribeirão (12º35’10"S 41º22’57"W41º22’12")

Habitat

Interstitial (psammophilic).

Conservation Status

[NE]

Museum Holdings

As above only.

Key References

Reis, R.E. Journal Article 1998 Anatomy and phylogenetic analysis of the neotropical callichthyid catfishes (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes)
Britto, M. Journal Article 2003 Phylogeny of the subfamily Corydoradinae Hoedeman, 1952 (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae), with a definition of its genera
Britto, M.R., Lima, F.C.T. and Santos, A.C.A. Journal Article 2005 A new Aspidoras (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae) from rio Paraguaçu basin, Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil
Pupo, F.M. and Britto, M.R. Journal Article 2018 Comparative gross encephalon morphology in Callichthyidae (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Siluriformes)