Eurycheilichthys pantherinus

Reis & Schaefer, 1992

(Type species)
Eurycheilichthys pantherinus, MCP 22373, 46.3 mm SL, male, Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, São José dos Ausentes, rio Silveira at Silveira
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
Synonyms
Eurycheilus pantherinus
least concern
Length (total)
approx.  7 cm
Standard length (documented)
48.1 mm
Recommended tank size
60 cm
Temperature
16 - 21 °C
rio dos Touros,rio Pelotas, rio Piratini, rio Marco, rio Uruguay (Rio Grande do Sul), arroyo Garibaldi im arroyo Yabotí Guazú-Einzug (endemic)
Argentina, Brazil
GPS (Holotype): [-28.7,-50.16666]
Map to Eurycheilichthys pantherinus
High above sea level
250 - 500 m
Flow
strong
Substrate
rocks
In water
Makrophyten
Nutrition (mostly): insect-eater
diptera (Diptera), ephemeroptera (Ephemeroptera), beetle (Coleoptera), vegetable fibers, Trichoptera (Trichoptera)
Eats plants
not known
unknown
 
 
 
absent
14 soft rays
7 soft rays
7 soft rays
5 soft rays
Not on the positive list of Brazil in 2012 : The positive list of Brazil
  • Reis, R.E. & Schaefer, S.A., 1993 "Eurycheilichthys nom. nov., a substitute name for Eurycheilus Reis and Schaefer, 1992 (Siluridei: Loricariidae)" (Copeia) P. 894
  • Reis, R.E., Kullander, S.O. & Ferraris, C.J. et.al., 2003 "Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America" P. 322
Pic. 2: Eurycheilichthys pantherinus, MCP 22373, 46.3 mm SL, male, Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, São José dos Ausentes, rio Silveira at Silveira
Pic. 3: Eurycheilichthys pantherinus, MCP 22373, 46.3 mm SL, male, Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, São José dos Ausentes, rio Silveira at Silveira
Pic. 4: Eurycheilichthys pantherinus
Pic. 5: Eurycheilichthys pantherinus
Pic. 6: Eurycheilichthys pantherinus
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Cesar Gabriel Schmitke
4, 5, 6
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