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Rhizosomichthys totae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII SILURIFORMES TRICHOMYCTERIDAE

Scientific Name: Rhizosomichthys totae
Species Authority: (Miles, 1942)
Taxonomic Notes: No entry for this species in Eschmeyer 91998). The only entry for totae in Eschmeyer is Pygidium totae valid as Trichomycterus totae both from the same family, Trichomycteridae, as Rhizosomichthys. FishBase records R. totae as a synonym of T. totae based on Burgess (1989). Stiassny and Harrison (1999) indicate that this may just be a "fat form of Trichomycterus".

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1994 Extinct (Groombridge 1994)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Was known only from the Lake Tota basin.
Countries:
Regionally extinct:
Colombia
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Freshwater

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1996. Rhizosomichthys totae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 August 2014.
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