Sternarchogiton labiatus


The Sternarchogiton labiatus lives in the pelagic, freshwater environment.

Sternarchogiton labiatus is a species of weakly electric knifefish in the family Apteronotidae. Its species name labiatus comes from the Latin labium, meaning "lip", referring to a distinctive three-lobed structure on its lower lips. S. More

Sternarchogiton labiatus is diagnosed by the possession of a hard, prominent, three-lobed structure on the lower lips, two rows of teeth on the dentary, a second hypobranchial with a medial bridge, an ossified first basibranchial, and cartilaginous posterior basibranchials. More

* Sternarchogiton labiatusThe lower jaw is longer than deep, bearing two rows of conical teeth numbering 17 plus 4 replacements each. 5-6 and 8-9 teeth respectively. ... More

Order : Gymnotiformes
Family : Apteronotidae
Genus : Sternarchogiton
Species : Sternarchogiton labiatus
Authority : de Santana & Crampton,2007