Overview

Distribution

South America: Tuy River basin in Venezuela.
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Tuy River basin, Caribbean drainage, Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

6.1 cm (male/unsexed; (Ref. 39970))
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Type Information

Holotype for Pygidium mondolfi
Catalog Number: USNM 120377
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Radiograph; Illustration
Collector(s): E. Mondolfi & Vivas
Year Collected: 1939
Locality: Venezuela: Quebrada Chacaito Near Caracas In Estado De Mirando, Rio Tuy System, Miranda, Venezuela, South America
  • Holotype: Schultz, L. P. 1945. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences. 35 (1): 29, 1.
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Paratype for Pygidium mondolfi
Catalog Number: USNM 120378
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): E. Mondolfi & Vivas
Year Collected: 1939
Locality: Venezuela: Quebrada Chacaito Near Caracas In Estado De Mirando, Rio Tuy System, Miranda, Venezuela, South America
  • Paratype: Schultz, L. P. 1945. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences. 35 (1): 29, 1.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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