Rhizosomichthys totae Miles, 1942

Greasefish, Lake Tota feeler fish, Pez grasso, Tota catfish

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Lake Tota, Colombia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

SU 37074

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Miles, C. (1942). Descripcion sistematica del “pez graso” del Lago de Tota (Boyacá). Caldasia 5: 55-58.

 

Other references:

Burgess, W. E. (1989). An atlas of freshwater and marine catfishes. A preliminary survey of the Siluriformes. T. F. H. Publications, Inc., Neptune City, New Jersey (USA). 784 pp.

Mojica J. I., C. Castellanos, J. S. Usma, and R. Álvarez. (2002). Libro Rojo de los Peces Dulceacuicolas de Colombia. La serie libros rojos de especies amenazadas de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Ministerio del Medio Ambiente, Bogotá , D.C.

Schaefer, Scott A. and Fernández, Luis. (2009). Redescription of the Pez Graso, Rhizosomichthys totae (Trichomycteridae), of Lago de Tota, Colombia, and Aspects of Cranial Osteology Revealed by Microtomography. Copeia 2009(3): 510-522. [Abstract]

World Conservation Monitoring Centre. (1996). Rhizosomichthys totae. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 01 February 2012.

https://www.fishbase.org/summary/rhizosomichthys-totae.html

 

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