Pimelodella procera Mees, 1983

Sébastien Brosse, Fréderic Melki & Régis Vigouroux, 2019, Fishes of the Mitaraka Mountains (French Guiana), Zoosystema 41 (8), pp. 131-151: 146

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http://doi.org/ 10.5252/zoosystema2019v41a8

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E887C7-2204-FFBC-FE96-FB72ED03F903

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scientific name

Pimelodella procera Mees, 1983
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Pimelodella procera Mees, 1983  

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FIRST RECORD FOR THE MITARAKA. — This study.

OCCURENCES. — S4, S5, S11, S12, S14.

SPECIMENS IN COLLECTION. — 7 MNHN (MNHN-IC-2018-0494, MNHN-IC-2018-0495, MNHN-IC-2018-0496, MNHN- IC-2018 -0497, MNHN-IC-2018-0498, MNHN-IC-2018-0499,

MNHN-IC-2018-0500); 7 Hydreco.

DISTRIBUTION IN FRENCH GUIANA. — Only known from headwater streams of the Maroni drainage basin.

ECOLOGY. — Observed in both Alama mainstream and tributaries, widespread in the Mitaraka area. Underwater observations revealed this species was active during the day contrary to the other species of Pimelodella   . Captured using rotenone and observed in underwater inventories.

SPECIES CODE. — PPRO.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle