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  • Pseudostegophilus paulensis
  • Pseudostegophilus paulensis
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Scientific Name Pseudostegophilus paulensis  Miranda Ribeiro, 1918
Common Name
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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Reference Revista do Museu Paulista v. 10, pp 727 [22].
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Last Update 2019 Sep 30 11:57 (species record created: 2004 Mar 08 00:00)