Megalocentor echthrus

Megalocentor echthrus
Megalocentor echthrus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Trichomycteridae
Subfamily: Stegophilinae
Genus: Megalocentor
de Pinna & Britski, 1991
Species: M. echthrus
Binomial name
Megalocentor echthrus
de Pinna & Britski, 1991

Megalocentor echthrus is a species of catfish (order Siluriformes) of the family Trichomycteridae, and the only species of the genus Megalocentor.[1] This fish grows to about 8.8 centimetres (3.5 in) SL and originates from the Amazon and Orinoco basins.[2]


  1. ^ Ferraris, Carl J., Jr. (2007). "Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types" (PDF). Zootaxa 1418: 1–628. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2007). "Megalocentor echthrus" in FishBase. July 2007 version.

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