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Scientific Name Pareiorhaphis scutula  Pereira, Vieira & Reis, 2010
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Type Locality Córrego Prainha, tributary to rio Pircicabe, 19°38'54"S, 42°57'37"W, Nova Era, Río Doce drainage, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
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Size 91mm or 3.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Pareiorhaphis 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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Distribution Pareiorhaphis scutula is so far known from the córrego Prainha, a creek tributary to the rio Piracicaba in the upper reaches of the rio Doce drainage basin near Nova Era, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Espirito Santo State Rivers, Doce, Piracicaba (Minas Gerais), Prainha (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.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 8 (no. 1), pp 34, Figs. 1, 2a.
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Last Update 2020 Aug 08 09:32 (species record created: 2010 Jul 12 06:21)