Trichomycterus macrophthalmus Barbosa & Costa, 2012

de Brito, Victor & Buckup, Paulo Andreas, 2019, The fish fauna of the upper Piraí drainage, a transposed mountain river system in southeastern, Brazil, Check List 15 (1), pp. 235-247 : 239-240

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15560/15.1.235

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F99148-C303-5A72-FCC7-F875FD1FFA2B

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Trichomycterus macrophthalmus Barbosa & Costa, 2012
status

 

Trichomycterus macrophthalmus Barbosa & Costa, 2012 Figure 3A

Geographic distribution: Piraí river drainage.

Diagnosis: Trichomycterus macrophthalmus is characterized by the colour pattern consisting of transverse dark bars crossing the dorsum, which can be fused with lateral marks in this species ( Barbosa and Costa 2012). Trichomycterus macrophthalmus is distinguished from T. mariamole and T. nigroauratus by the presence of 9 pairs of ribs and eye diameter 13.2% to 14.6% the size of head length (HL) ( Barbosa and Costa 2012).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Siluriformes

Family

Trichomycteridae

Genus

Trichomycterus

Loc

Trichomycterus macrophthalmus Barbosa & Costa, 2012

de Brito, Victor & Buckup, Paulo Andreas 2019
2019
Loc

Trichomycterus macrophthalmus

Barbosa & Costa 2012
2012