|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Microglanis secundus Mees, 1974|
|Common Name||South American Bumblebee Catfish|
|Type Locality||Sipaliwini, Suriname.|
|Etymology||Micro - small, glanis - catfish - in reference to the rather small forms of catfish that this genus contains.|
|Size||40mm or 1.6" 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: Catatumbo River basin; Guyana; Sipaliwini River basin.
Lake Maracaibo, Catatumbo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Corintijns, Sipaliwini (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 Verhandelingen (Leiden) No. 132, pp 235, Fig. 40e; Pl. 14.|
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|Last Update||2020 Oct 21 11:51 (species record created: 2011 Sep 19 16:43)|