All FishesLoricariidaeNeoplecostominaePareiorhaphis

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Scientific NamePareiorhaphis proskynita  Pereira & Britto, 2012
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Type LocalityCatas Altas, Rio Doce drainage, Ribeirão Caraça at locality of Taboões, Reserva Particular do Patrimômio Natural (R.P.P.N.) Santuário do Caraça, Serra do Caraça, tributary of Rio Piracicaba, 20°04'54"S, 43°30'20"W, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
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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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ReferencesCopeia 2012 (no. 3), pp 519, Fig. 1.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 Jun 11 23:09 (species record created: 2017 Jun 01 17:08)