Otothyropsis marapoama

Otothyropsis marapoama is classified in the tribe Otothyrini within the subfamily Hypoptopomatinae.

The Otothyropsis marapoama lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Otothyropsis marapoama is a species of the monotypic genus Otothyropsis of loricariid catfish (order Siluriformes). More

relationships of Otothyropsis marapoama, a new genus and species of Hypoptopomatine catfish (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from rio Tietê basin, southeastern Brazil. Neotropical Ichthyology, 3 (4): 489â??498 Sabaj, M H. 2005. Taxonomic assessment of Leptodoras (Siluriformes: Doradidae) with descriptions of three new species. More

Otothyropsis marapoama, a new genus and species, is described based on specimens recently collected in a headwater stream of the middle stretch of the rio Tietê, a river from the upper rio Paraná basin in southeastern Brazil. More

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Loricariidae
Genus : Otothyropsis
Species : Otothyropsis marapoama
Authority : Ribeiro, Carvalho & Melo,2005