All FishesLoricariidaeNeoplecostominaePareiorhaphis

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Scientific NamePareiorhaphis parmula  Pereira, 2005
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Type LocalityRio Iguaçu basin, rio dos Patos, tributary to rio da Várzea, on road PR-427 from Lapa to Campo do Tenente, 25°50'36.8
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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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DistributionSouth America: Rio Iguaçu basin in Brazil.
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ReferencesNeotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 2), pp 272, Fig. 1.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 Jun 10 01:53 (species record created: 2017 Jun 01 17:07)