Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cyprinodontiformes
(Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Rivulidae
Etymology: Llanolebias: Name from the Spanish word 'Llanos' for grassy plains, in particular the Orinoco River savannahs of Venezuela and Colombia; and the Greek 'Lebia' for a small fish and a nominal cyprinodontiform genus..
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; benthopelagic; non-migratory. Tropical; 22°C - 27°C (Ref. 2060)
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 27139)
South America: Orinoco River basin in Venezuela.
Bottom spawner, 4 months incubation (Ref. 27139).
Hrbek, T. and D.C. Taphorn, 2008. Description of a new annual rivulid killifish genus from Venezuela. Zootaxa 1734:27-42. (Ref. 75238)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 1.0000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00550 (0.00194 - 0.01559), b=3.13 (2.89 - 3.37), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .