Helogenes marmoratus. A little bit of history on this species and three others in the Helogenes genera, H. castaneus (from the Rio Meta basin, Colombia) H. Taxonomy Helogenes marmoratus: scientific and common names, classification, synonymy, taxonomic tree. Helogenes marmoratus Günther, AphiaID. (urn:lsid: :taxname). Classification. Biota; Animalia.
Helogenes amazonae, Helogenes unidorsalis. This map was computer-generated and has not yet been marmpratus. Can easily be mistaken as a piece of dead wood when it rests on its side, motionless on the bottom.
The catfishes of the neotropical Family Helogenidae Ostariophysi: Often swims on one side in undulating movements Ref.
Lives hidden under plants, litter or marmortaus debris. The paired fins just behind the head.
The species remained monotypic for a further nearly 80 years until Delsman described a second species, H. They were all in the previously named Helogenidae family but were incorporated into the Cetopsidae family in and consequently in the sub-family Helogeninae.
The primary rayed marmmoratus s on top of the body. This trait can be seen in the upper image. A little bit of history on this species and three others in the Helogenes genera, H. Riehl Aquarien atlas. You can sponsor this page. Lives hidden under plants, litter or plant debris.
Your internet guide to all things catfish. This variability within the Helogenidae concerning the adipose fin which ranged from the Peruvian populations from relatively small, through very small, to being totally absent and this absence of the fin had been used to distinguish, wholly or in part, the genus Leyvaichthys from Helegenes. The primary rayed fin s on top of the body Caudal fin: Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc.
Can easily be mistaken as a piece of dead wood when it rests on its side, and lies motionless on the bottom. Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. The median, unpaired, ventrally located fin that lies behind the anus, usually on the posterior half of the fish.
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Helogenes marmoratus – Fish Collection
Feeds mainly on terrestrial insects, particularly ants Ref. A nocturnal species that needs plant cover helogebes rest in during daylight hours. When you think of this family you think right away of the candiru and other parasite catfish which can be nasty but H.
Often swims on one side in undulating movements. This is a catfish that likes the upper levels of the aquarium. Not available FishBase mirror site: The catfishes of the neotropical Family Helogenidae Ostariophysi: Estimates of some properties based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref.
Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil Osteichthyes: Tome 2, Fascicule II: Low vulnerability 10 of The possession of nine principal fin rays in the lower lobe of the caudal fin of Helogenes marmoratus hlogenes it from H. Does not like too much of a water movement in the aquarium.
Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Atlas des poissons d’eau douce de Guyane. The anal-fin rays of H. Freshwater; demersal; pH range: Pertaining to the upper jaw.
This later was renamed Helegens castaneus and the main discription was the lack of an adipose fin, hence the new genus name.