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Scientific Name Entomocorus benjamini  Eigenmann, 1917
Common Names Sleeper Catfish
Schlafwels (Germany)
Type Locality San Joaquin, Bolivia.
Pronunciation ent tow MOCK oh russ
Etymology Entomocorus: From the Greek, entome, meaning notch, and kopus, meaning helmet - "notched helmet".  Marcus Benjamin, Editor of the publications of the United States National Museum
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Size 70mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: upper Madeira River basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Temperature 24.0-27.0°C or 75.2-80.6°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Ann. Carnegie Mus.v. 11 (nos. 3-4) - pp403 - Pl. 41
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Last Update 2010 Nov 09 09:15 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 09:45)