|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pimelodella leptosoma (Fowler, 1914)|
|Type Locality||Rupununi River, Guyana, 2°-3°N, 50°20'W.|
|Pronunciation||pim ee LOW dell ah|
|Etymology||Diminutive latinized of greek, pimele = fat + Greek, odous, odella = little teeth.|
|Size||80mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|General Remarks||In the original description of this species, Fowler (1914) wrote that the fish were from ''...the Rupununi River, in the highlands of British Guiana. ...approximately secured in North Latitude 2° to 3°, and West Longitude 50° 20'.'' Although the latitude data is imprecise, the longitude data must also be inaccurate because the Rio Rupununi is located at approximately 59°W Longitude, not 50°W Longitude as Fowler reported. So as not to unilaterally revise Fowler’s original record, the type locality data is being preserved, and displayed as ''2.5°N, 50°20'W'', averaging the two latitude values reported by Fowler and not correcting the longitude value.|
|Distribution||South America: Rupununi River basin, Guyana. Reported from French Guiana. |
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo, Rupununi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Log in to view data on a map.
|IUCN Red List Category||Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2020.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 66, pp 260, Fig. 12.|
|Registered Keepers||Keeping this species? Why not . |
There is no registered keeper.
|Wishlists||Love this species? Click the heart to add it to your wish list. |
There is no wish to keep this species.
|Spotters||Spotted this species somewhere? Click the binoculars! |
There is no record of this fish being seen.
|More on Pimelodella leptosoma|
|Look up Pimelodella leptosoma on AquaticRepublic.com|
|Look up Pimelodella leptosoma on Fishbase|
|Look up Pimelodella leptosoma on Encyclopedia of Life|
|Look up Pimelodella leptosoma on Global Biodiversity Information Facility|
|LFS label creator.|
|Last Update||2021 Feb 21 11:07 (species record created: 2017 May 12 21:07)|