Overview

Distribution

South America: Orinoco River basin.
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Orinoco River basin: Venezuela and Colombia.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

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

Paratype for Creagrutus bolivari Schultz
Catalog Number: USNM 121498
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Illustration
Collector(s): L. Schultz, G. Zuloage, W. Phelps & R. Sherman
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venezuela: Rio Guarico and Tribs. Between San Sebastian and San Casimiro, Estado De Aragua., Aragua, Venezuela, South America
  • Paratype: Schultz, L. P. 1882. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 5 (297): 334, fig. 49.
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Holotype for Creagrutus bolivari Schultz
Catalog Number: USNM 121497
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Radiograph
Collector(s): L. Schultz, G. Zuloage, W. Phelps & R. Sherman
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venezuela: Rio Guarico and Tribs. Between San Sebastian and San Casimiro, Estado De Aragua., Aragua, Venezuela, South America
  • Holotype: Schultz, L. P. 1882. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 5 (297): 334, fig. 49.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; 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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