|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Microglanis pleriqueater Mattos, Ottoni & Barbosa, 2013|
|Type Locality||Rio de Janeiro State, Âguas Claris River, tributary of São João River, 29 km northeast from Silva Jardim municipality, 22°31'38.92'S, 42°32'37.82'W, Brazil, elevation 200 meters.|
|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.|
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers, São João (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers, Macabu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 24 (no. 2), pp 149, Figs. 1-4.|
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|Last Update||2020 Nov 18 16:00 (species record created: 2020 Sep 06 10:41)|