Helogenes marmoratus. A little bit of history on this species and three others in the Helogenes genera, H. castaneus (from the Rio Meta basin, Colombia) H. Taxonomy Helogenes marmoratus: scientific and common names, classification, synonymy, taxonomic tree. Helogenes marmoratus Günther, AphiaID. (urn:lsid: :taxname). Classification. Biota; Animalia.
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The median, unpaired, ventrally located fin that lies behind the anus, usually on the posterior half of the fish. Estimates of some properties based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. A nocturnal species that needs plant cover to rest in during daylight hours. Adipose fin is is very small sometimes lacking, dorsal and pectoral fins heogenes spines. Can easily be mistaken as a piece of dead wood when it rests on its side, motionless on the bottom. Your internet guide to all things catfish.
Often swims on one side in undulating movements. Native range All suitable habitat. The catfishes of the neotropical Family Helogenidae Ostariophysi: The maxillary barbels fit into a groove below the eye. Another species was named by Dahl in and naming it Leyvaichthys castaneus. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. They were all in the previously named Helogenidae family but were incorporated into the Cetopsidae family in and consequently in the sub-family Helogeninae.
Lives hidden under plants, litter or plant debris.
The paired fins, between the pectorals and the anal fins. You marmorwtus sponsor this page. Freshwater; demersal; pH range: The primary rayed fin s on top of the body Caudal fin: Dorsal fin small and set well back, anal fin long. The species remained monotypic for a further nearly 80 years until Delsman described a second species, H.
The primary rayed fin s on top of the body. If you found this page helpful you can help keep ScotCat running by making a small donation, Thanks. World Wide Web electronic publication. The paired fins just behind the head. Atlas des poissons d’eau douce de Guyane.
Helogenes marmoratus – Wikipedia
Madre de Dios regionPeru. Helo has the “e” short Ref. N ine principal fin rays helofenes the lower lobe of the caudal fin. High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months.
Pertaining to the upper jaw. This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. Helogenes amazonae, Helogenes unidorsalis. Eyes are small, directed upward and outward. Does not like too much of a water movement in the aquarium. Not available FishBase mirror site: Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc.
This later was renamed Helegens castaneus and the main discription was the lack of an adipose fin, hence the new genus name. A little bit of history on this species and three others in the Helogenes genera, H.
Collection Patrimoines Naturels 43 II: Fleshy finlike projection without rays, behind the rayed dorsal fin. Lives hidden under plants, litter or plant debris.
Can easily be mistaken as a piece of dead wood when it rests on its side, and lies motionless on the bottom. The possession of nine principal fin rays in the lower lobe of the caudal fin marmofatus Helogenes marmoratus distinguishes it from H.
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Feeds mainly on terrestrial insects, particularly ants Ref. The anal-fin rays of H. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil Osteichthyes: Siluriformesand catalogue of siluriform primary types. The catfishes of the neotropical Family Helogenidae Ostariophysi: Often swims on one side in undulating movements Ref. Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Sign our Guest Book. This is a catfish that likes the upper levels of the aquarium. Low vulnerability 10 of This variability within the Helogenidae concerning the adipose fin which ranged from marmoratis Peruvian populations from relatively small, through very small, to being helogsnes absent and this absence of the fin had been used helobenes distinguish, wholly or in part, the genus Leyvaichthys from Helegenes.