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  • Aspidoras fuscoguttatus
  • Aspidoras fuscoguttatus
  • Aspidoras fuscoguttatus
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Scientific Name Aspidoras fuscoguttatus  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Common Name Mørkplettet Pansermalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Rio Paraná system, Córrego Corguinho, estrada da Três Lagoas, 20°46'S, 51°43'W, Est. Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Pronunciation ass pee DOOR ass - foos koh goo tah tuss
Etymology Aspidoras: From the Greek aspis, meaning shield and doras, meaning skin; in reference to the bony plates. This specific epithet refers to its dark (fuscus=dark or swarthy) and dappled (guttatus=dappled or speckled) appearance.
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Size 50mm or 2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Upper Parana Basin.
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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pH 5.5 - 6.8
Temperature 22.0-25.0°C or 71.6-77°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters dH 12.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Bijdr. Dierkd.v. 46 (no. 1) - pp118 - Fig. 10
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Last Update 2019 Apr 22 07:14 (species record created: 2003 Aug 14 00:00)