Astroblepus homodon ( Regan, 1904 )

Albornoz-Garzón, Juan G., Conde-Saldaña, Cristhian C., López-Delgado, Edwin O., García-Melo, Jorge E. & Villa-Navarro, Francisco A., 2020, Fishes from the Río Alvarado drainage, Upper Río Magdalena Basin, Colombia, Check List 16 (5), pp. 1181-1198 : 1190

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Astroblepus homodon ( Regan, 1904 )


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Material examined. COLOMBIA • 32, 20.1–54.4 mmSL; Quebrada Chumba ; 04°29′06.2″N, 075°05′48.6″W; 973 m a.s.l.; 20 Sep. 2012; Juan G. Albornoz-Garzón, Cristhian C. Conde-Saldaña leg.; CZUT-IC 10275 GoogleMaps . • 43, 19.2–59.3 mm SL; Quebrada Cocare ; 04°28′37.4″N, 075°08′25.4″W; 1057 m a.s.l.; 5 Apr. 2013; Juan G. Albornoz-Garzón, Cristhian C. Conde-Saldaña leg.; CZUT-IC 10666 GoogleMaps .

Identification. Relatively medium size (largest specimen 71.4 mm SL). Premaxillary teeth bicuspid. Head and predorsal region covered with small papillae. Adipose fin short and thick, with a visible spine covered with odontodes, posteriorly connected to caudal peduncle by a membrane. First dorsal-fin ray not extended as a fila- ment. Ventral-fin origin well in advance of the dorsal-fin origin. Caudal fin with distal margin concave, upper and lower unbranched caudal-fin rays extended as filaments. Body light brown with black scattered spots and blotches on head and body, sometimes with a small yellow blotch on the adipose-spine base ( Regan 1904).

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