New species of Myoglanis (Siluriformes, Pimelodidae) from the Rio Amazonas, Peru

Fonchii Chang

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Abstract

A new species of the pimelodid catfish genus Myoglanis is described based on distinctive features including a large number of anal fin rays and a Weberian complex with the posterior transverse process of the fourth vertebra slender, elongate, and V-shaped. The new species is described from Mishana, Rio Nanay, a small tributary of the Rio Amazonas in Peru.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)434-438
Number of pages5
JournalCopeia
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 7 May 1999

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