|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Microglanis xylographicus Ruiz & Shibatta, 2011|
|Type Locality||Córrego Jaraguá (tirbutary of rio Araguaía), road to Torixoréu, 15°56'26.9"S, 52°15'18.2"W, Aragarças, Goiás State, Brazil.|
|Etymology||Micro - small, glanis - catfish - in reference to the rather small forms of catfish that this genus contains.|
|Identification||The genus Microglanis was described by Eigenmann (1912) to include small pimelodids with the head as wide as long, the skull covered by skin only; the occipital crest small; frontal fontanel not extending much if any behind the eye, and a minute occipital fontanel sometimes present; eye without a free orbital margin; dorsal and pectoral spines well developed; and premaxillary patches of teeth without backward projecting angles.|
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Neotropical Ichthyology v. 9 (no. 4), pp 701, Figs. 5-6.|
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|Last Update||2020 Sep 07 07:08 (species record created: 2020 Sep 06 10:35)|