All FishesCallichthyidaeCorydoradinaeAspidoras

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Scientific NameAspidoras mephisto  Tencatt & Bichuette, 2017
Common Name
Type LocalityAnésio III cave, Posse, Tocantins River basin, Goiás, Brazil, 14°05'27.7"S, 46°22'59.6"W.
Pronunciationass pee DOOR ass
EtymologyAspidoras: From the Greek aspis, meaning shield and doras, meaning skin; in reference to the bony plates. 
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ReferencesPLoS ONE v. 12 (no. 3): e0171309, pp 3, Figs. 3-5, 6a, 7-10, 12, 13a, 14.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 Jul 10 23:58 (species record created: 2017 Mar 01 11:24)