Glaphyropoma rodriguesi de Pinna, 1992
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Family:  Trichomycteridae (Pencil or parasitic catfishes), subfamily: Copionodontinae
Max. size:  5.07 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: Mucujê River, tributary of Paraguaçu River in Brazil.
Diagnosis:  Orbital rim not free. Eyes small, about 15 times in HL. Caudal fin round-truncate. Barbels extending beyond posterior margin of pectoral fin. Outer row premaxillary and dentary teeth not overlapping distally; dentary teeth extending to base of coronoid process; dentary teeth perpendicular to dentary bone. Lower lip continuous (Ref. 45131).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 02.08.99
Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 09.10.01
Checked by: Pinna, Mário de - 09.10.01

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