Overview

Distribution

South America: Orinoco and Negro River basins.
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Upper Orinoco River basin: Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 25.9 mm SL
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Max. size

3.7 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 85074)); 2.5 cm SL (female)
  • Marinho, M.M.F. and F. Langeani 2010 A new species of Moenkhausia from the rio Amazonas and rio Orinoco basins (Characiformes: Characidae). Zootaxa 2577:57-68. (Ref. 85074)
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Type Information

Holotype for Hyphessobrycon diancistrus Weitzman
Catalog Number: USNM 216607
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): R. Socolof
Year Collected: 1974
Locality: Colombia: Rio Vichada, About 50 km West of San Jose De Ocune, Orinoco Drainage, State of Vichada, Vichada, Colombia, South America
  • Holotype: Weitzman, S. H. 1977. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 90 (2).
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Paratype for Hyphessobrycon diancistrus Weitzman
Catalog Number: USNM 216606
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): R. Socolof
Year Collected: 1974
Locality: Colombia: Rio Vichada, About 50 km West of San Jose De Ocune, Orinoco Drainage, State of Vichada, Vichada, Colombia, South America
  • Paratype: Weitzman, S. H. 1977. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 90 (2).
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Hyphessobrycon diancistrus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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