Cat-eLog Right Arrow Mochokidae Right Arrow Chiloglanidinae Right Arrow Atopochilus

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Scientific NameAtopochilus pachychilus  Pellegrin, 1924
Common Name
Type LocalityKanda Kanda, Lubilonji, Democratic Republic of Congo.
EtymologyAtopochilus: From the Greek atopos, meaning strange, and cheilos, meaning lip; in reference to the unusual oral morphology. 
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Size 85mm or 3.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionKasai River, Congo River basin.
African Waters, Congo, Lower Congo, Kasai (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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IUCN Red List StatusData Deficient
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ReferencesRevue Zoologique Africaine v. 12 (no. 4), pp487.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2016 Aug 04 22:46 (species record created: 2012 Nov 24 03:29)