Catfish News & Announcements

The list of papers and authors featured in NI 2008 vol. 6 (3), Special Catfish Issue is as follows:

Pseudobunocephalus, a new genus of banjo catfish with the description of a new species from the Orinoco River system of Colombia and Venezuela (Siluriformes: Aspredinidae)
John P. Friel

A new species of Glaphyropoma: the first subterranean copionodontine catfish and the first occurrence of opercular odontodes in the subfamily (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae)
Maria Elina Bichuette, Mario César Cardoso de Pinna and Eleonora Trajano

Trichomycterus uisae: a new species of hypogean catfish (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from the northeastern Andean Cordillera of Colombia
Cesar A. Castellanos-Morales

A new species of Trichomycterus (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from lagoa Feia drainage, southeastern Brazil
Sergio M. Q. Lima, Henrique Lazzarotto and Wilson J. E. M. Costa

Scoloplax baskini: a new spiny dwarf catfish from rio Aripuanã, Amazonas, Brazil (Loricarioidei: Scoloplacidae)
Marcelo Salles Rocha, Renildo Ribeiro de Oliveira and Lúcia H. Rapp Py-Daniel

Gymnotocinclus anosteos, a new uniquely-plated genus and species of loricariid catfish (Teleostei: Siluriformes) from the upper rio Tocantins basin, central Brazil
Tiago Pinto Carvalho, Pablo Lehmann A. and Roberto E. Reis

A new species of Rineloricaria (Siluriformes: Loricariidae: Loricariinae) from rio Daraá, rio Negro basin, Amazon, Brazil
Lúcia H. Rapp Py-Daniel and Ilana Fichberg

Rineloricaria osvaldoi (Siluriformes: Loricariidae): a new species of armored catfish from rio Vermelho, Araguaia basin, Brazil
Ilana Fichberg and Carine C. Chamon

Two new species of Rineloricaria (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the rio Iguaçu basin, southern Brazil
Leonardo F. S. Ingenito, Miriam S. Ghazzi, Luiz F. Duboc and Vinícius Abilhoa

Taxonomy of Ixinandria Isbrücker & Nijssen (Loricariidae: Loricariinae) based on morphological and molecular data
Mónica S. Rodriguez, Christian A. Cramer, Sandro L. Bonatto and Roberto E. Reis

Three new species of the armored catfish genus Loricaria (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from river channels of the Amazon basin
Matthew R. Thomas and Lúcia H. Rapp Py-Daniel

A new pale-spotted species of Hypostomus Lacépède (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the rio Tocantins and rio Xingu basins in Central Brazil
Cláudio H. Zawadzki, José L. O. Birindelli and Flávio C. T. Lima

Two new species of Hypostomus Lacépède (Teleostei: Loricariidae) from the upper rio Paraná basin, Central Brazil
Cláudio H. Zawadzki, Claude Weber and Carla S. Pavanelli

Description of a new Lithoxus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the Guayana Highlands with a discussion of Guiana Shield biogeography
Nathan K. Lujan

A new species of Hemiancistrus from the rio Araguaia basin, Goiás state, Brazil (Siluriformes: Loricariidae)
Lesley S. de Souza, Marcelo R. S. Melo, Carine C. Chamon and Jonathan W. Armbruster

Microglanis carlae, a new species of bumblebee catfish (Siluriformes: Pseudopimelodidae) from the río Paraguay basin in Paraguay
Héctor S. Vera Alcaraz, Weferson J. da Graça and Oscar A. Shibatta

A new species of Gladioglanis Ferraris & Mago-Leccia from rio Aripuanã, Amazonas, Brazil (Siluriformes: Heptapteridae)
Marcelo Salles Rocha, Renildo Ribeiro de Oliveira and Lúcia H. Rapp Py-Daniel

Two new cis-Andean species of the South American catfish genus Megalonema allied to trans-Andean Megalonema xanthum, with description of a new subgenus (Siluriformes: Pimelodidae)
John G. Lundberg and Wasila M. Dahdul

Three new Pimelodus species (Siluriformes: Pimelodidae) from the rio Tocantins drainage, Brazil
Frank R.V. Ribeiro, Carlos A. S. Lucena and Paulo H. F. Lucinda

New species of thorny catfish, genus Leptodoras Boulenger (Siluriformes: Doradidae), from Tapajós and Xingu basins, Brazil
José L. O. Birindelli, Leandro M. Sousa and Mark H. Sabaj Pérez

Platydoras brachylecis, a new species of thorny catfish (Siluriformes: Doradidae) from northeastern Brazil
Nivaldo M. Piorski, Julio C. Garavello, Mariangeles Arce H. and Mark H. Sabaj Pérez

A systematic revision of Tatia (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae: Centromochlinae)
Luisa Maria Sarmento-Soares and Ronaldo Fernando Martins-Pinheiro

cover design and images by Mark Sabaj Pérez

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