Overview

Distribution

South America: Orinoco River basin.
  • 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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Orinoco River basin, Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Analsoft rays: 19 - 22
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Size

Max. size

4.3 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
  • 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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Type Information

Paratype for Aulixidens eugeniae Bohlke
Catalog Number: USNM 157368
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): C. Ternetz
Year Collected: 1925
Locality: Venezuela: Rio Orinoco; Playa Matepalma (Playa Below Yapacana), Venezuela, South America
  • Paratype: Bohlke, J. E. 1952. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 12. 5 (56): 775.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

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Wikipedia

Aulixidens eugeniae

Aulixidens eugeniae is a species of characin endemic to the Orinoco River basin in Venezuela. It is the only member of its genus.

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