Lithoxus bovallii 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Siluriformes Loricariidae

Scientific Name: Lithoxus bovallii (Regan, 1906)
Ancistrus bovallii Regan, 1906

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Reis, R & Lima, F.
Reviewer(s): Collen, B., Darwall, W., Ram, M. & Smith, K. (SRLI Freshwater Fish Evaluation Workshop)
Assessed as Least Concern due to its fairly large distribution and the lack of any major threats to this species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from the upper Potaro (Essequibo River basin) in Guyana, Nickerie and Kabalebo basins in Suriname, and also from the upper Rio Araguari and upper Rio Trombetas in Brazil.
Countries occurrence:
Brazil; Colombia; Guyana; Suriname
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Population [top]

Population:This species has a stable population trend at present.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:L. bovallii is a demersal (living at or near the bottom of the water body) species that inhabits stony rivulets.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Not under major threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place.

Citation: Reis, R & Lima, F. 2009. Lithoxus bovallii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T167658A6363894. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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