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Scientific Name Xyliphius sofiae  Sabaj Pérez, Carvalho & Reis, 2017
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Type Locality Río Amazonas, main channel in vicinity of Iquitos, Maynas, Loreto, Peru, 03°42'21"S, 073°12'14"W.
Etymology From the Greek xyliphion, meaning a piece of wood; in reference to the overall appearance. sofiae after the Sofia Sabaj Perez, daughter of Mark Sabaj Perez.
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Identification This albino specimen was imported into Germany. It appears to be a species of Xyliphius although determinining what species is not possible from this image alone.
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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 Copeia v. 105 (no. 1), pp 15, Figs. 1, 3A, 4-7, 8A, 9C.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 29 07:34 (species record created: 2003 Dec 28 00:00)