This pie chart shows the relative likelihood of observing particular other species commonly observed near Kneria ruaha
These species are those which most commonly occur in our observation database near Kneria ruaha. Observations favor some phyla over others. Typically Bacteria, Fungi, Protozoa, and Arthropods are more common in the field than in our records.
Endemic to the area between Iringa and a point 15 km southwest of Igunda on the northwestern slopes of the Southern Highlands, southwestern Tanzania. This region includes the upper drainages of the Ndembera and Idodi rivers and the middle and lower reaches of the Little Ruaha River (Seegers 1995).
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Fresh water. Demersal.
Found in the headwaters of the streams of the northwestern slopes of the Southern Highlands, indicating that it prefers a cooler climate (Seegers, 1995). Detritivore (Seegers 1995). Probably a single spawning period (Seegers 1995). Common throughout its distribution area (Seegers 1995). Max. size: 10–20 mm TL.
In sections below, we make some habitat inferences based on the known habitat preferences of those species most commonly associated with Kneria ruaha.