Caspiomyzon graecus (Renaud & Economidis, 2010)
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Family:  Petromyzontidae (Northern lampreys), subfamily: Lampetrinae
Max. size:  18.9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Europe: Greece. Endemic to the Epirus Periphery, Greece, being found only in the Loúros River and one of its tributaries, Filippiás Brook (Ref. 84195).
Diagnosis:  Eudontomyzon graecus is distinguished from its European congeners by possessing the following character states: nonparasitic mode of life; adults with large, blunt labial teeth covering all fields in a pavement-like arrangement; one or more bicuspid teeth in the first anterial row; two or more bicuspid teeth in the first posterial row; 7-11 teeth on the infraoral lamina; endolateral formula, 2-2-2; 2-5 velar tentacles without wings; ammocoetes and adults with 53-61 trunk myomeres; rounded caudal fin; relatively longer tail length against TL; ammocoetes with relatively shorter trunk length against TL; weakly pigmented (i.e., +) upper lip; unpigmented tongue precursor bulb; unpigmented areas lateral to the tongue precursor elastic ridge (Ref. 84195).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Busson, Frédéric - 20.05.10
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 07.02.17

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