Overview

Distribution

Pachitea River basin, Peru.
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South America: known only from the type locality, Pachitea River basin in Peru.
  • Weitzman, S.H. 2003 Glandulocaudinae (Characins, tetras). p. 222-230. 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. 38597)
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

4.9 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 34092))
  • Weitzman, S.H. and S.V. Fink 1985 Xenurobryconin phylogeny and putative pheromone pumps in glandulocaudine fishes (Teleostei: Characidae). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. (SCZ), 24 Dec., No. 421:i-iii + 1-121. (Ref. 34092)
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Type Information

Paratype for Chrysobrycon myersi
Catalog Number: USNM 203698
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Illustration
Collector(s): J. Thomerson & et al.
Year Collected: 1964
Locality: Peru: Huanuco Province, Small Stream Directly Tributary To Pachitea River (Itself Tributary To Ucayali River) At Northeastern Outskirts of Tournavista., Huanuco Region, Peru, South America
  • Paratype: Weitzman, S. H. & Thomerson, J. E. 1970. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series. 38 (8): 140.
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Holotype for Chrysobrycon myersi
Catalog Number: USNM 203697
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Illustration
Collector(s): J. Thomerson & et al.
Year Collected: 1964
Locality: Peru: Huanuco Province, Small Stream Directly Tributary To Pachitea River (Itself Tributary To Ucayali River) At Northeastern Outskirts of Tournavista., Huanuco Region, Peru, South America
  • Holotype: Weitzman, S. H. & Thomerson, J. E. 1970. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series. 38 (8): 140.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

pelagic; freshwater
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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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