Cregrutus holmi - ROM2004_1046_11


Cregrutus holmi

Geography: Atlantic Ocean, Peru: Amazonas, Maranon River Tributary. At Tsutsunha near Tutumbertos, downstream from Aramango at Aguaruno Indian Village
Date: July 2, 1986
maximum length=84 mm
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    • Taxonomy
    • Kingdom: Animalia
    • Phylum: Chordata
    • Class: Actinopterygii
    • Order: Characiformes
    • Family: Characidae
    • Genus: Creagrutus
    • SpecificEpithet: holmi
Object number: 55328
Not on view
DescriptionThis specimen was captured in the mountains of northwestern Peru by a joint interdisciplinary team that included ROM scientists. It was recently described as a new species and named in honour of ROM Assistant Curator Erling Holm, who through his fieldwork provided numerous specimens for taxonomic research on the poorly known South America fish fauna.
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