All FishesLoricariidaeNeoplecostominaePareiorhaphis

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Scientific NamePareiorhaphis garapia  Pareira, Lehmann A., Schvambach & Reis, 2015
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Type LocalityRio Grande do Sul, Maquiné, Barra do Ouro, Arroio Garapiá upstream the Garapiá waterfall, Brazil, 29°30'05.2
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IdentificationPareiorhaphis species are primarily diagnosed from remaining neoplecostomines by having the canal plate firmly articulated to the preopercle, and by a series of sexually-dimorphic features of hypertrophied odontodes of adult males, giving the fish a hispid appearance.
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ReferencesZootaxa 4034 (no. 3), pp 557, Figs. 1-3.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 Jun 07 13:34 (species record created: 2017 Jun 01 17:04)