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

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Scientific Name Atopochilus pachychilus  Pellegrin, 1924
Common Name
Type Locality Kanda Kanda, Lubilonji, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Etymology Atopochilus: 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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Distribution Kasai 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 Status Data Deficient
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Revue Zoologique Africaine v. 12 (no. 4), pp487.
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Last Update 2016 Aug 04 22:46 (species record created: 2012 Nov 24 03:29)