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  • Ameca splendens
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Scientific Name Ameca splendens  Miller & Fitzsimons, 1971
Common Names Butterfly Splitfin
Highland/Schmetterlings-Kaerpfling (Germany)
Type Locality Río Teuchitlán, just below Teuchitlán, Jalisco, Mexico.
Pronunciation SPLEN denz
Etymology The specific epithet, splendens, means "to shine".
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Size 80mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution North America: Jalisco, Mexico.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Copeia 1971 (no. 1), pp 3, Fig. 1-2, 4-6
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Last Update 2014 Jan 04 11:18 (species record created: 2011 Apr 02 06:12)