|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Microglanis eurystoma Malabarba & Mahler, 1998|
|Common Name||South American Bumblebee Catfish|
|Type Locality||Itá, Rio Uruguay, Santa Catarina State, Brazil, ca. 27°18'00''S, 52°20'00''W|
|Etymology||Micro - small, glanis - catfish - in reference to the rather small forms of catfish that this genus contains.|
|Size||78mm or 3.1" 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: Upper Rio Uruguay drainage in Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina states, southern Brazil.
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 9 (no. 3), pp 248, Fig. 3.|
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|Last Update||2020 Oct 21 12:10 (species record created: 2011 Sep 18 01:26)|