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|Scientific Name||Potamoglanis anhanga (Dutra, Wosiacki & de Pinna, 2012)|
|Type Locality||Tributary of Aripuaña, rio Madeira drainage, 5°07'14.0"S, 60°22'46.9"W, Novo Aripuanã, Amazonas, Brazil.|
|Etymology||From the Greek potamo (river; the gods of rivers in the Greek mythology) and glanis (catfish). Gender masculine.|
|Identification||The genus Potamoglanis is a group of miniaturized Trichomycterinae, diagnosed by the following traits: angle of 35–40° between the main longitudinal axis of the head and the main axis of the autopalatine; thin tubular shape of the second ceratobranchial; presence of six or seven anal-fin rays; eyes dorsally placed on head; opercular and interopercular odontodes patches not juxtaposed; absence of a distal process on the hyomandibula; and presence of a long process on the anterior region of the hyomandibula. Potamoglanis is similar to the Tridentinae genera by the presence of a wide cranial fontanelle; presence of a short ventral process in the opercular bone and by the origin of the dorsal fin placed in a vertical through the anal-fin origin.|
|Distribution||Found throughout the Amazon river basin.
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Furniture||In nature, lives in places with mud and roots of aquatic plants of a small stream (mainly composed of sandbanks).|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Neotropical Ichthyology v. 10 (no. 2), pp 226, Figs. 1, 2a, 3-4.|
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|Last Update||2021 Jul 14 02:32 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 20:26)|