Pimelodella floridablancaensis Ardila Rodríguez, 2017, Ardila Rodriguez, 2017

Albornoz-Garzón, Juan G., Conde-Saldaña, Cristhian C., López-Delgado, Edwin O., García-Melo, Jorge E. & Villa-Navarro, Francisco A., 2020, Fishes from the Río Alvarado drainage, Upper Río Magdalena Basin, Colombia, Check List 16 (5), pp. 1181-1198: 1187

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http://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.5.1181

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Pimelodella floridablancaensis Ardila Rodríguez, 2017


Pimelodella floridablancaensis Ardila Rodríguez, 2017   Figure 3B

Material examined. COLOMBIA • 11, 47.4–97.9 mm SL; Río Alvarado-Puente ; 04°31′11.3″N, 074°59′14.0″W; 521 m a.s.l.; 19 Sep. 2012; Juan G. Albornoz-Garzón, Cristhian C. Conde-Saldaña leg.; CZUT-IC 10197 GoogleMaps   . • 3, 55.9–76.6 mm SL; Quebrada La Caima ; 04°35′45.8″N, 074°56′39.6″W; 374 m a.s.l.; 12 Dec. 2012; Juan G. Albornoz-Garzón, Cristhian C. Conde-Saldaña leg.; CZUT-IC 10379 GoogleMaps   .

Identification. Body moderately elongate. Maxillary barbel reaching anal-fin origin, surpassing anal-fin in some specimens. Greater maximum depth of dentations on the posterior margin of the pectoral-fin spine, 1.71– 2.90 times in the width of the spine at its base. Distal posterior margin of pectoral-fin spine without denta- tions, 32.2–52% in pectoral-fin spine length. Adipose fin relatively long (22.6–35.8% SL) and deep (3.5–6.7% SL), forming elevated curve in lateral profile. Insertion of adi- pose fin equidistant between dorsal and caudal fins. Cau- dal fin forked with both lobes pointed, lower lobe slightly shorter than upper lobe. Body light brown. A dark brown mid-lateral stripe well defined, extending from snout to base of middle caudal-fin rays ( Ardila-Rodríguez 2017a; Conde-Saldaña et al. 2019b).