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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Potamoglanis hasemani (Eigenmann, 1914)|
|Type Locality||Santarém, Pará State, Brazil.|
|Synonym(s)||Pygidium hasemani, Trichomycterus hasemani|
|Etymology||From the Greek potamo (river; the gods of rivers in the Greek mythology) and glanis (catfish). Gender masculine.|
|Size||18mm or 0.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||The genus Potamoglanis is a group of miniaturized Trichomycterinae, diagnosed by the following traits: angle of 35–40° between the main longitudinal axis of the head and the main axis of the autopalatine; thin tubular shape of the second ceratobranchial; presence of six or seven anal-fin rays; eyes dorsally placed on head; opercular and interopercular odontodes patches not juxtaposed; absence of a distal process on the hyomandibula; and presence of a long process on the anterior region of the hyomandibula. Potamoglanis is similar to the Tridentinae genera by the presence of a wide cranial fontanelle; presence of a short ventral process in the opercular bone and by the origin of the dorsal fin placed in a vertical through the anal-fin origin.|
|Distribution||South America: Amazon River basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Lower Negro, Branco, Cauame (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Furniture||In nature, found among aquatic plants roots.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Indiana University Studies No. 20, pp 48.|
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|Last Update||2018 Jan 01 11:44 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 20:41)|