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Scientific Name Noturus placidus  Taylor, 1969
Common Names Neosho Madtom
Neosho-giftmalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Neosho River, just south of U.S. highway 50, near Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, U.S.A.
Pronunciation no two russ
Etymology From the Greek notos, meaning back and oura, meaning tail. In reference to the confluent adipose and caudal fins. 
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Size 87mm or 3.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution North America: Arkansas River drainage in USA: Spring River in southwestern Missouri and southeastern Kansas; Cottonwood and Neosho rivers in eastern Kansas and northeastern Oklahoma; lower few miles of Illinois River in eastern central Oklahoma.
Gulf Coast Drainages, Mississippi, Arkansas, Neosho (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Gulf Coast Drainages, Mississippi, Arkansas, Neosho, Cottonwood (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Gulf Coast Drainages, Mississippi, Illinois (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Near Threatened, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2012.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 282, pp 168, Pls. 4 (fig. 9), 15 (fig. 2), 17 (fig. 2).
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Last Update 2020 Oct 14 02:02 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 10:51)