Overview

Distribution

South America: upper Marañon River in northeastern Peru, upper Pastaza River and southwestern portion of Napo River in southeastern Ecuador.
  • Lima, F.C.T., L.R. Malabarba, P.A. Buckup, J.F. Pezzi da Silva, R.P. Vari, A. Harold, R. Benine, O.T. Oyakawa, C.S. Pavanelli, N.A. Menezes, C.A.S. Lucena, M.C.S.L. Malabarba, Z.M.S. Lucena, R.E. Reis, F. Langeani, C. Moreira et al. … 2003 Genera Incertae Sedis in Characidae. p. 106-168. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 38376)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=38376&speccode=10622 External link.
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Upper Marañón River in northeastern Peru, upper Pastaza River and southwestern portion of Napo River in southeastern Ecuador: Ecuador and Peru.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal soft rays (total): 9 - 11; Analsoft rays: 13 - 16; Vertebrae: 38 - 41
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Size

Maximum size: 92 mm SL
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Max. size

9.6 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 35140))
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Type Information

Paratype for Creagrutus kunturus Vari et al.
Catalog Number: USNM 335148
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): H. Ortega
Year Collected: 1994
Locality: Peru: Departamento Amazonas, Provincia Condorcanqui, Rio Comainas, 30 m Downstream of Puesto De Vigilancia, No. 22, Condorcanqui Province, Amazonas Region, Peru, South America
  • Paratype: Vari, R. P., et al. 1995. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. 6 (4): 290, figs 1-2.
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Paratype for Creagrutus kunturus Vari et al.
Catalog Number: USNM 335147
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Glycerine With Cartilage Stain
Collector(s): H. Ortega
Year Collected: 1994
Locality: Peru: Departamento Amazonas, Prov. Condorcanqui, Quebrada 3, Tributary To Rio Comainas, Puesto De Vigilancia, No. 22, Amazonas, Peru, South America
  • Paratype: Vari, R. P., et al. 1995. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. 6 (4): 290, figs 1-2.
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Paratype for Creagrutus kunturus Vari et al.
Catalog Number: USNM 335146
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): H. Ortega
Year Collected: 1994
Locality: Peru: Departamento Amazonas, Provencia Condorcanqui, Upper Rio Comainas, 20 m Upriver of Puesto De Vigilancia, No. 22., Condorcanqui Province, Amazonas Region, Peru, South America
  • Paratype: Vari, R. P., et al. 1995. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. 6 (4): 290, figs 1-2.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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