Overview

Distribution

Chaviripa and Parguaza River basins, right bank tributaries to the Orinoco River, Venezuela.
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South America: Chaviripa and Parguaza River basins, right bank tributaries to the Orinoco River.
  • 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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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

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

Paratype for Creagrutus magoi Vari & Harold
Catalog Number: USNM 353864
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Glycerin with Cartilage Stain
Collector(s): D. Taphorn & et al.
Year Collected: 1984
Locality: Venezuela: Bolivar, Rio Chaviripa, Where Crossed By Bridge On Road From Caicara To San Fernando De Atabapo. Night Collection At Same Locality As Dct 84-56., Venezuela, South America
  • Paratype: Vari, R. P. & Harold, A. 2001. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. No. 613: 137, 51, 55.
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Paratype for Creagrutus magoi Vari & Harold
Catalog Number: USNM 355118
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): B. Chernoff & et al.
Year Collected: 1985
Locality: Venezuela: Bolivar, Cano 15.1 km E of Ferry Crossing On Rio Parguaza, Along Road From Caicara To Puerto Ayacucho, Venezuela, South America
  • Paratype: Vari, R. P. & Harold, A. 2001. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. No. 613: 137, 51, 55.
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Paratype for Creagrutus magoi Vari & Harold
Catalog Number: USNM 353306
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): W. Saul & et al.
Year Collected: 1985
Locality: Venezuela: Bolivar, Cano 8 km N of Ciudad Bolivar To Caicara Highway, On Las Majadas Road, Rio Chimaico Crossing, Venezuela, South America
  • Paratype: Vari, R. P. & Harold, A. 2001. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. No. 613: 137, 51, 55.
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Paratype for Creagrutus magoi Vari & Harold
Catalog Number: USNM 353305
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): B. Chernoff & et al.
Year Collected: 1985
Locality: Venezuela: Bolivar, Cano 15.1 km E of Rio Parguaza Ferry Crossing On Caicara - Puerto Ayacucho Highway, Venezuela, South America
  • Paratype: Vari, R. P. & Harold, A. 2001. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. No. 613: 137, 51, 55.
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Paratype for Creagrutus magoi Vari & Harold
Catalog Number: USNM 353863
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): D. Taphorn
Year Collected: 1984
Locality: Venezuela: Bolivar, Rio Chaviripa, At Bridge On Road From Caicara To San Fernando De Atabapo, Venezuela, South America
  • Paratype: Vari, R. P. & Harold, A. 2001. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. No. 613: 137, 51, 55.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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