|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Microglanis pellopterygius Mees, 1978|
|Type Locality||Tributary stream of Río Aguarico at Santa Cecilia, 0°06'N, 76°51'W, Napo, Ecuador.|
|Etymology||Micro - small, glanis - catfish - in reference to the rather small forms of catfish that this genus contains.|
|Size||54mm or 2.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||The genus Microglanis was described by Eigenmann (1912) to include small pimelodids with the head as wide as long, the skull covered by skin only; the occipital crest small; frontal fontanel not extending much if any behind the eye, and a minute occipital fontanel sometimes present; eye without a free orbital margin; dorsal and pectoral spines well developed; and premaxillary patches of teeth without backward projecting angles.|
|Distribution||South America: Aguarico River basin, Ecuador. |
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Napo, Aguarico (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) v. 53 (no. 23), pp 256, Pl. 2.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 09 09:31 (species record created: 2008 Jul 21 10:11)|