Chaetostoma jegui Rapp Py-Daniel, 1991
No Picture Available

Family:  Loricariidae (Armored catfishes), subfamily: Hypostominae
Max. size:  16.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Uraricoera and Tacutu River basins in the Branco River drainage, Brazil.
Diagnosis:  Differs from all other Chaetostoma by the combination of the following characters: presence of a dermal keel on the posterior tip of the supraoccipital; reduced number of invertible odontodes (2-5) in the interopercular region; and the presence of three smooth, large, digitiform papillate projections in the buccal cavity (Ref. 26719).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. - 11.05.99
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 25.08.08

Source and more info: For personal, classroom, and other internal use only. Not for publication.

Page created by Jen, 05.08.02, php script by kbanasihan 06/09/2010 ,  last modified by sortiz, 10/02/17