Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes
(Characins) > Characidae
(Characins) > Cheirodontinae
Etymology: Odontostilbe: Greek, odous = teeth + Greek, stilbe, es = lamp (Ref. 45335); parecis: Named for the Chapada dos Parecis, a plateau located on the east of Guaporé tributaries where the species was discovered.
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; benthopelagic; depth range 1 - 1 m (Ref. 57085). Tropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 57085); 4.2 cm SL (female)
South America: Upper rio Guaporé drainage, rio Galera and rio Novo; and Rio Madeira basin in Brazil.
Found in translucent water of quiet to medium flow, sandy bottom with pebbles and a depth of 1-1.2 m (Ref. 57085).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Bührnheim, C.M. and L.R. Malabarba, 2006. Redescription of the type species of Odontostilbe Cope, 1870 (Teleostei: Characidae: Cheirodontinae), and description of three new species from the Amazon basin. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 4(2):167-196. (Ref. 57085)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00933 (0.00298 - 0.02923), b=3.00 (2.74 - 3.26), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 2.5 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .