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Scientific Name Lepthoplosternum ucamara  Reis & Kaefer, 2005
Common Name
Type Locality Small creek into cocho Zapote, tributary to Río Pacaya, 5°20'16"S, 74°29'10"W, Río Ucayali drainage, Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, Loreto, Peru.
Pronunciation lep THOP low STERN um
Etymology Lepthoplosternum: From the Greek leptos, meaning small and hoplosternum; in reference to the small size. Hoplosternum: From the Greek hoplon, meaning shield and sternum, meaning breast; in reference to the prominent coracoid bones on the breast. 
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References Copeia 2005 (no. 4), pp 728, Figs. 1C, 4.
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Last Update 2018 Sep 02 09:57 (species record created: 2018 Aug 22 13:39)