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Scientific Name Scleronema auromaculatum  Costa, Sampaio, Giongo, Almeida, Azevedo-Santos & Katz, 2022
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Type Locality Stream tributary to Rio Capivari, a tributary of Rio Quebra Anzol, Rio Araguari subdrainage, Rio Paranaíba drainage, Paraná basin, Araxá municipality, Minas Gerais State, Brazil, 19°40'26"S, 47°02'24"W, elevation 970 meters.
Etymology Scleronema: Greek, skleros = hard + Greek, nema = filament (or thread) referring to the hard base of the maxillary barbel. Auromaculatum is latin for with golden spots, referring to the colour pattern of the new species.
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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zoologischer Anzeiger v. 297, pp 89, Figs. 2-5A, 5C, 5F, 5I, 5L.
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Last Update 2022 Nov 19 01:12 (species record created: 2022 Nov 17 11:19)