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Scientific Name Ammoglanis obliquus  Henschel, Bragança, Rangel-Pereira & Costa, 2020
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Type Locality Sandbank at small stream, Preto da Eva River drainage, Amazon River basin, Rio Preto da Eva municipality, Amazonas State, Brazil, 02°46'27"S, 59°38'58"W, elevation about 20 meters.
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Identification Ammoglanis is a genus of diminutive slender trichomycterids. Its original description identified three unique traits for the genus: 1) slender quadrate, its maximum depth about 30% of length of its main axis; 2) expanded anterior tip of interopercle; and 3) premaxilla located posterior to mesethmoid cornu.
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Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Preto da Eva (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zoosystematics and Evolution v. 96 (no. 1), pp 68, Figs. 1-5.
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Last Update 2020 Jun 20 23:55 (species record created: 2020 Feb 20 07:33)