Cat-eLog Right Arrow Pimelodidae Right Arrow Megalonema

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Scientific Name Megalonema xanthum  Eigenmann, 1912
Common Name
Type Locality Girardot, Colombia
Etymology (Greek)Megas, Megalos=Great + (Greek)nema=filament. 
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Size 159mm or 6.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Magdalena River basin, Colombia.
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Indiana University Studies No. 16 [sic No. 8], pp16.
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Last Update 2013 Feb 20 17:22 (species record created: 2013 Feb 12 15:37)