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  • Acanthocleithron chapini
  • Acanthocleithron chapini
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Scientific Name Acanthocleithron chapini  Nichols & Griscom, 1917
Common Name
Type Locality Avakubi, Oriental Province, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Etymology (Greek)Acantha=Thorn + (Greek)kleithron=anything to be used for closing. 
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Size 55mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Congo basin (Ituri River, Congo River from Kisangani to Stanley Pool).
African Waters, Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Congo, Upper Congo, Aruwimi, Ituri (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 2009.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History v. 37 (art. 25), pp 721, Fig. 26.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:46 (species record created: 2008 Jun 21 05:09)