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Bunocephalus coracoideus

(Bunocephalus coracoideus)

Description

Bunocephalus coracoideus, the guitarrito, is a species of banjo catfish found in the Amazon River basin. It occurs in Bolivia, Brazil, Peru and Uruguay where it is found in ponds and creeks that contain a large quantity of plant debris. Its diet varies, and may include organic debris from the bottom.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Siluriformes
Family:Aspredinidae
Genus:Bunocephalus
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