Leporinus venerei

The Leporinus venerei lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

New anostomid named Leporinus venerei - A new species of Leporinus tetra has been described from central Brazil by Brazilian scientists in the most recent issue of the journal Neotropical Ichthyology. More

Leporinus venerei is named after Paulo Cesar Venere who collected the first known specimens of this new species. More

Leporinus venerei is distinguished from its congeners by having 4 teeth on the premaxilla and 3 teeth on the dentary yielding the dental formula 4/3 (vs. 3/3, 3/4 or 4/4 in all other species of Leporinus). More

Order : Characiformes
Family : Anostomidae
Genus : Leporinus
Species : Leporinus venerei
Authority : Britski & Birindelli, 2008