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Scientific Name Biotodoma cupido  (Heckel, 1840)
Common Names Cupid Cichlid
Green-streaked Eartheater
Type Locality Rio Negro and Rio Guaporé, Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Etymology Biotodoma: Greek, biotos, ou = life, existence + Greek, domos = house. 
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Size 97mm or 3.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Amazon River basin, in Peru, Bolivia and Brazil; Essequibo River in Guyana.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Reference Annalen des Wiener Museums der Naturgeschichte v. 2, pp 399.
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Last Update 2013 Jul 24 15:58 (species record created: 2013 May 18 11:04)