Cat-eLog Right Arrow Trichomycteridae Right Arrow Tridentinae Right Arrow The genus Tridensimilis

Jump to next section Summary of Tridensimilis
Etymology Tridensimilis: From the Latin similis, meaning equal; this genus was named after its similarity to the trichomycterid genus Tridens (from the Greek tri, meaning three and dens, meaning teeth; in reference to the number of interopercular spines).
Size Smallest 25mm, largest 28mm, average 26mm, most commonly 28mm. All SL.
Species There are 3 "species" in the database
Keepers 2 species (66%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Tridensimilis brevis (75%)
2. Tridensimilis venezuelae (25%)

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Jump to next section Distribution of selected Tridensimilis species