Overview

Distribution

Magdalena River basin, Colombia.
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South America: Magdalena River basin in Colombia.
  • 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 (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

Type for Argopleura magdalenensis
Catalog Number: USNM 236097
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): C. Eigenmann
Year Collected: 1912
Locality: Colombia: Girardot From Carnegie Museum (Purchased), Colombia, South America
  • Type: 1913. Indiana University Studies. No. 18: 14.
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Paratype for Argopleura magdalenensis
Catalog Number: USNM 79176
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): C. Eigenmann
Locality: Girardot, Columbia, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia, South America
  • Paratype: Eigenmann, C. H. 1913. Indiana University Studies. No. 18: 14.
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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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