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  • Pseudostegophilus paulensis
  • Pseudostegophilus paulensis
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Scientific Name Pseudostegophilus paulensis  (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1946)
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Type Locality Avanhandava, Rio Tieté, Estado de São Paulo, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Paradostegophilus scarificator, Pseudostegophilus paulensis
Pronunciation Sue doh STEG oh fill uss
Etymology Pseudostegophilus: From the Greek pseudes, meaning false, stego, meaning cover and philein, meaning to like; in reference to the resemblance to Stegophilus ("lover of cover", in reference to the secretive nature), another trichomycterid genus. 
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Size 54mm or 2.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: upper Paraná River basin.
La Plata, Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Rev. Mus. Paulista v. 10 727 [22]
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Last Update 2019 Jun 14 10:27 (species record created: 2004 Mar 08 00:00)