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Scientific Name Aspidoras poecilus  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Common Name C158
Type Locality Creek upstream of village Porori, left bank of upper Rio Xingú, Mato Grosso State, Brazil.
Pronunciation ass pee DOOR ass
Etymology Aspidoras: From the Greek aspis, meaning shield and doras, meaning skin; in reference to the bony plates. This specific epithet refers to the specimen's spotted (poikilos=spotted or varicoloured) appearance.
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Size 35mm or 1.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Xingu, Araguaia, and Tocantins River basins in Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Araguaia (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu, Upper Xingu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
PiauĆ­ Rivers, ParnaĆ­ba (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde v. 46 (no. 1), pp 121, Fig. 13.
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Last Update 2022 Jul 05 08:43 (species record created: 2006 Jul 20 00:00)