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|Scientific Name||Tympanopleura rondoni (Miranda Ribeiro, 1914)|
|Type Locality||Rio Negro at Mañaos, Brazil.|
|Etymology||Transliterated from the Greek tympanon, meaning drum, and pleura, meaning side or rib (pleuron), nouns in apposition, in reference to the pseudotympanum.|
|Identification||Both Tympanopleura and Ageneiosus do not have obvious, permanent barbles. The two genera can be externally distinguished in that Tympanopleura has a prominent pseudotympanum consisting of an area on the side of the body devoid of epaxial musculature where the gas bladder contacts the internal coelomic wall; are shorter, blunter headed without greatly elongated jaws; and have a smaller adult body size.|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Pimelodidae, Trachycorystidae, Cetopsidae, Bunocephalidae, Auchenipteridae, e Hypophthalmidae. Annexo no. 5, pp 12, Pls. 1 (fig. 3), 2 (figs. 3-4).|
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|Last Update||2015 Aug 12 22:40 (species record created: 2015 Apr 29 13:16)|