Leporinus desmotes

The Leporinus desmotes lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.5 - 7.2, dH range: 5 - 18 environment.

heterochromatin in the karyotype of Leporinus desmotes, which could have arisen by amplification of a primordial NOR-associated heterochromatin. Additionally, silver nitrate staining and fluorescent in situ hybridization with 18S rDNA were used to investigate the NOR-heterochromatin relationship. More

Common names

Kärsäseisojatetra in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Rüssel-Leporinus in German (Deutsch)
Sortgul mudderlaks in Danish (dansk)

Order : Characiformes
Family : Anostomidae
Genus : Leporinus
Species : Leporinus desmotes
Authority : Fowler, 1914